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 lives and teaches in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has published a number of scholarly essays on contemporary literature and culture, and is the author of a volume of poetry, The Rocking Chair (Blue Sketch, 2015). He blogs regularly at The Hyperarchival Parallax.
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