Addiction: a compulsive interplay between drugs, cues and habits

Written by Barry Everitt (University of Cambridge, UK)

Barry Everitt is Emeritus Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Cambridge (UK), where he has been for 40 years. He is also the Provost of the Gates Cambridge Trust (University of Cambridge), which is dedicated to fund international graduate students who come to study at the University of Cambridge. Barry is also the President-Elect of the Society for Neuroscience. In this interview, Barry speaks to us about his talk at the BNA Festival of Neuroscience (14–17 April, Dublin, Ireland) on ‘Addiction: a compulsive interplay between drugs, cues and habits’. Barry also discusses what neuroimaging studies have revealed about...

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