The Science of Addiction


What is addiction? Why are some people predisposed to it and what happens in the brain when addiction takes hold? In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Julie break it all down for you and ponder the addiction-shattered brain.

The Science of Addiction

Image: A heroin user in India, 1992. (© Jeffrey L. Rotman/Corbis)

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Topics in this Podcast: Addiction, human behavior, drugs, habits