Paul has just launched an online Attention Training programme that aims to reduce people’s tendency to be drawn towards alcohol. The Attention Training programme is based on evidence showing that people’s natural inclinations towards alcohol can be reduced after completing a series of short online tasks. During the tasks, you are trained to pay less attention to alcoholic drinks relative to non-alcoholic ones. The results from studies using this task have been impressive, leading to significant reductions in alcohol consumption.
Click here to see Professor Dolan administering the technique to reduce Phil’s cravings for fizzy drinks on BBC1’s ‘Lose Weight for Love’.
Click on the Attention Training banner at the top of the homepage to find out whether you might have an unhealthy drinking bias that needs reducing.
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