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Yariv Levy, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Caption: Using a computational model of addiction, a literature review and an in silico experiment, theoretical computer scientist Yariv Levy provides formal arguments encouraging current rehabilitation therapies to "include meditation-like practices along with pharmaceutical drugs and behavioral counseling."

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