Your brain on cortisol: Why overstressed gray matter is leading us astray in lockdown

When experience has demonstrated that an extra glass of wine or a slice of cake won't make us feel better in the long run, why do bad habits continue to compel us?

When it comes to vices during the pandemic, simply put, it’s been difficult to say “no.”

  • Elaina Patton
  • NBCnews

Drinking an extra glass of wine here, eating half a birthday cake in one sitting there — whatever it takes to escape the constant strain of life under lockdown.

That seemed reasonable in March, anyway. But nine months on, when experience has demonstrated that chain-smoking a…

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