• Jul 08 2019

Stoops Quoted in USA Today Article about Sober Bars

William W. Stoops, Ph.D.

Lexington, Ky. (July 3, 2019)  — Bill Stoops, PhD, director of the CCTS regulatory knowledge and support core, was interviewed for a USA Today article about the growing trend of sober bars and public gathering spaces.

Stoops, whose research focuses on the behavioral effects of drugs, is a professor in the UK College of Medicine and principal investigator of the Laboratory of Human Behavioral Pharmacology. 

“We evolved as social creatures. This is a good trend if you want the experience of companionship and social culture but don’t want the negatives,” said Stoops. “It can help people make better choices.”

Read the full article here. >