Neuroscience Suggests That We're All "Wired" for Addiction

Interesting article and reminder that addiction takes many forms and can affect anyone ... if you are dealing with addiction call me today (941) 376-6834.


Article from Psychology Today Author,  Christopher Bergland:

"Contrary to popular belief, Anderson has found that even those without a history of addiction can quickly develop attentional biases that mimic addictive behavior. After undergoing classical conditioning between stimuli and a drug-free reward, participants who identified as nonaddicts responded to cues in ways that would equate to relapse for a drug addict. To some degree, everyone’s brain appears to be “wired” for addiction—and we all have the capacity to become an addict." ... Continue Reading: