José Miñarro López
Professor of Psychobiology at the University of Valencia (Spain). Director of the Official Master in Research, Treatment and Associated Pathologies in Drug Dependence (UV). His activity is focused on the study of the neurobiological basis of drug dependence. He has published more than 150 articles in scientific journals and maintained collaborations with different national and international research centers. He has been visiting professor at several universities, such as Rockefeller University (USA) and Monash University (Australia).

As with other animal species such as crayfish, drugs activate our brain's reward system to induce a false signal announcing the arrival of a great benefit for our survival.
Introduction: Willpower hijacked

Surely, we all know someone close to us who uses drugs. Consider, for example, tobacco or alcohol, or even marijuana. They may at some