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To Cut Back on Pandemic Drinking, Understand How Your Brain Works

How choice justification distorts our view of reality

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It’s 3 p.m. on Thursday afternoon. You’ve had a hard day and still have a long list of “to-dos” to tackle before it ends and need something to help you relax and get through. A glass of wine or a beer should do the trick. You’re working from home, so no big deal…

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Jud Brewer MD PhD

Jud Brewer MD PhD

Addiction Psychiatrist. Neuroscientist. Habit Change Expert. Brown U. professor. Founder of MindSciences. Author: Unwinding Anxiety. www.drjud.com. @judbrewer

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