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Addictive behavior and the brain

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It is not surprising that given our understanding of addiction pathways and the role of the nucleus accumbens and the prefrontal cortex, but further support for our work –
Activity in areas of the brain related to reward and self-control may offer neural markers that predict whether people are likely to resist or give in to temptations, like food, in daily life, according to new research.

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