Recent Examples of dopamine from the Web
In the study, researchers produced neurons that secrete dopamine, a neurotransmitter lacking in Parkinson’s disease.
Such things offer the dopamine thrill of being contrary but are actually just unconvincing masks of ignorance.
Because zebrafish and humans share the same opioid receptor in their brains, as well as neurotransmitters such as dopamine and serotonin that signal pleasure and reward, the team hopes to use them to screen for new treatments for opioid addiction.
The dopamine hit of a text alert, the Pavlovian thrill of a retweet, are modern addictions.
This is a problem because studies suggest that phenolic acids may have a negative effect on the production of dopamine.
When anticipating a meal, the brain exudes dopamine, a feel-good neurochemical that enhances mood.
Opioid medications bind to the areas of the brain that control pain and emotions, driving up levels of the feel-good hormone dopamine in the brain's reward areas and producing an intense feeling of euphoria.
According to the Post, Farnum started researching the side effects of smartphones, and discovered that using too much technology at a young age can reportedly affect brain development, impair social skills, and lead to a dopamine reliance.
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Origin and Etymology of dopamine
First Known Use: 1959See Words from the same year
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