News tagged with behavioral processes

Smoking abstinence research receives major financial boost

Warren Bickel, an internationally recognized addiction expert at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, recently received a $3.2-million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse for research on improving self-control ...

Aug 05, 2013
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Worm offers clues to obesity

(Medical Xpress)—As obesity rates continue to rise, experts are searching for answers in the clinic and at the lab bench to determine the types and amounts of food that people should eat.

Feb 08, 2013
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The scientific side of steroid use and abuse

Leslie Henderson investigates the cellular basis for behavioral changes seen with the abuse of anabolic androgenic steroids. In her laboratory work, Henderson has looked at three major behavioral systems typically ...

Aug 06, 2012
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