Does “The Biggest Loser” serve as an effective obesity intervention?
Randomized clinical trials (RCTs) are the basis of establishing effectiveness for the vast majority of medical treatments, but can they aid the study of substance abuse?
“Connectomics” is a buzzword: knowledge on how every single nerve cell connects in the brain. But, can we – and should we – use connectomics for addiction research?
An appropriately designed psychotherapy with cash incentive can be as effective as any medical intervention in altering human behavior. But, will it work for everyone?
These treatments have a common trait: they use technology to replicate a therapy program that is already known to work when delivered by a human and they do so with consistency and convenience.