When we all play a role in community initiatives, the pay-off includes a sense of belonging and the reward of knowing that our contribution had value.
How certain infections may hijack our thoughts and actions.
New research on the actions of cannabis and the role of dopamine in the frontal lobes may explain yet another difference between male and female brains.
Modern living is addictive. Why we get caught in toxic loops of feeling, thinking and behaving and how re-directing our attention can break the loop.
Are you falling in love with someone you shouldn’t and wondering why? Knowing about the neuroscience of love may be helpful in understanding the inexplicable.
Do You Understand Emotional Intelligence? Sadly This is Nots NOT Something that can be Improved.
New research sheds light on how the brain responds to the monotony of predictable experiences and why being surprised by something unpredictable feels rewarding.
New EEG-based research identifies cortical patterns associated with the phenomena of experiencing pleasurable musical chills while listening to self-selected “favorite songs.”
Age-related changes in the basal ganglia related to dopamine signaling may explain why older adults often lose their gusto.
I describe two exciting research programs that get at the core of forces shaping the world we live in: treatment of psychopathology and the technological manipulation of choice