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Unread 02-19-2008, 02:26 PM   #1
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Default Behavior and thinking changes the brain

To understand why working a recovery plan, changing people places and things, time away from active addiction, and counseling helps better prepare you for a time when medication is no longer needed to remain addiction free, consider this article:

Taxi drivers' knowledge helps their brains grow

It explains that taxi drivers in London have significantly altered the biology of their brains simply by learning. As you read it think of how learned behavior related to addiction can have the same effect. It supports the idea that changes in environment and behavior may reduce some of the compulsion of addiction. I found it very interesting.

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