A New Study of Addiction

To piggyback on the last post, a timely article just appeared on The Huffington Post by Johann Hari, “The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think.” New research shows that chemical addiction is only part of the issue, and that social (or lack of social) life has a lot to do with addiction. I feel this resonates quite a bit with what Wallace is up to.

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About Bradley J. Fest

Bradley J. Fest is assistant professor of English at Hartwick College. He is the author of two books of poetry, The Rocking Chair (Blue Sketch, 2015) and The Shape of Things (Salò, 2017), and has published a number of essays on contemporary literature and culture. He blogs at The Hyperarchival Parallax.
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