Dopamine

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Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that plays many important rolls in both the brain and body.1

Dopamine “is a neurotransmitter, one of those chemicals that is responsible for transmitting signals in between the nerve cells (neurons) of the brain. Very few neurons actually make dopamine. “2

Because it is such an important part of the brain’s pleasure centers, dopamine is involved in both motivation and learning.3

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Notes

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dopamine
  2. https://www.psychologytoday.com/intl/blog/mouse-man/200904/what-is-dopamine
  3. http://ns.umich.edu/new/releases/23320-dopamine-new-theory-integrates-its-role-in-learning-motivation
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