August 25, 2021

In ‘Dopamine Nation,’ Overabundance Keeps Us Craving More

Source: NPR Psychiatrist Anna Lembke’s new book explores the brain’s connection between pleasure and pain. It also helps explain addictions — not just to drugs and alcohol, but also to food, sex and smartphones.(Image credit: Yuichiro Chino/Getty Images)

August 5, 2021

To Remember The Moment, Try Taking Fewer Photos

Source: NPR Research shows that snapping too many pictures may harm your ability to retain memories. But selfie addicts, don’t despair! There are techniques to make photography enhance memory, not undermine it.(Image credit: Zayrha Rodriguez/NPR)

July 21, 2021

States announce $26 billion opioid settlement

Source: CBS News A group of state attorneys general said it has reached a $26 billion settlement with Johnson & Johnson and three other U.S. companies that made and distributed opioid painkillers as addiction and overdose deaths skyrocketed. Read Full Article