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Applying neuro-scientific findings to enduring social problems

Friday, January 22, 2016

Humans can be extraordinarily motivated to seek out and consume psychoactive substances. Keith Humphreys of Stanford University explains the reason is that drugs work on the same neural circuit pathways that guide our survival, says. He says that neuroscience research can inform policies for treating addiction. 

Keith Humphreys
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University
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IdeasLab | Davos 2016