Matt Field is a professor of psychology at the University of Liverpool. He researches the psychological mechanisms that underlie the development of alcohol problems and other addictions, focussing on cognitive control, impulsivity, and automatic cognitive processes. Matt appeared on the University of Liverpool Podcast to discuss the effects of ‘Dry January’, when alcohol drinkers abstain for a month after Christmas.
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