Published in: Berkeley Neuroscience News | February 26, 2015

Get an introduction to the latest scientific findings on addiction’s effect on the brain in this incisive talk with UC Berkeley professor Mark D’Esposito. Understand how certain circuits in the brain that normally guide goal-directed behavior are malfunctioning in the throes of addiction through a slideshow that depicts recent brain-scanning techniques. Dr. D’Esposito also explains novel cognitive and pharmacological treatments in clinical settings.

Originally posted by UC Berkeley Extension