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The Royal Institution The Neuroscience of Addiction: Development, Not Disease

Where; The Royal Institution
When; 14th July, 7:00pm

Info; Be part of the controversial conversation… In recent decades doctors have branded addiction a brain disease, and treated it as such. In this riveting and provocative talk, neuroscientist and former addict Marc Lewis makes the convincing case that addiction isn’t a disease at all. Using personal stories and robust science, he explains how addiction really impacts our brains, and how neuroplasticity and a developmental approach to treatment can help to overcome it.

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