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BRAIN SCIENCE - Your Addicted Brain

The Illinois Science Council presents

"Your Addicted Brain"

People use the term “addicted” all the time – “I’m addicted to my morning coffee,” “You’re addicted to that TV show.”  But when does a preference turns into a true addiction of the brain?  Is there really any difference between a caffeine addiction and a cocaine one?  What’s the difference between a drug addiction and a behavior addiction, like gambling or gaming?                 T. Celeste Napier, Professor of Pharmacology and Director of the Center for Compulsive Behavior and Addiction at Rush University, will explain the ins and outs, and ups and downs, of addiction, how scientists study it, and what can be done about it.

6:00 -7:30 pm

Reserve your seat below for ISC's very cool 2012 BRAIN SCIENCE programs!

Each program is FREE and open to the public. However, seating is limited so please reserve a seat for yourself and any guests. If you reserve a seat and find you can’t make it, please let us know so we can release your seat to others. If the program you want has sold out, email us ([masked]) and you'll be put on a wait list.

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  • the m.

    I would like to see more from this excellent presenter.

    April 12, 2012

  • Monica

    I'm thrilled people are interested in ISC's Brain Science talks. However. . . know that RSVP'ing here on Meetup IS NOT a reservation for the event. You must click on the link provided to actually reserve yourself a spot. If a program is "sold" out, send an email as indicated to be placed on a waitlist. When you only respond here, ISC has no idea how many people will attend, have their names or ability to contact attendees if there are changes. So please use the link. Thank you.

    April 3, 2012

  • Jeff W.

    I'd love to attend one of these, but they're just too early for a week night. :(

    March 14, 2012

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