Addictions, Bad Habits Can 'Highjack' Brain

By the end of January, many New Year's resolutions have been tossed out with leftover holiday cookies and unwanted gifts. It's been nearly impossible to deny that slice of cake after dinner, or to hit the treadmill instead of surfing the Internet. Change, especially changing bad habits, is hard -- and rightly so, as any neuroscientist will tell you. Advances in neuroimaging have enabled researchers to peer inside the brains of addicts and patients with addictive behaviors. They can see, in...Full Story
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