Dopamine is a neurotransmitter – the technical term for a chemical that gets released in the brain. You’ve no doubt heard of others like oxytocin (the cuddle chemical), serotonin (the one associated with contentment), and endorphins (which give you pain relief...
The brain is the most complex piece of kit in the universe, yet we hardly pay any attention to how it operates, let alone how to optimize it. We need to build better habits of mind. Luckily, we are in a golden age of neuroscience. Recent advances have allowed us...
Photo by Milad Fakurian on Unsplash Flashback 50,000 years. You live on the land and survive as a hunter-gatherer. The more laid-back members of your tribe — the ones who are satisfied with a decent hunt or can’t be bothered to explore the next valley over to see if...
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