Blog Posts - Dopamine



Like Taking Risks? Thank Your Dopamine Levels

Why do humans take risks? And what makes people more or less likely to engage in risky behaviour? It seems that taking risks is largely down to a powerful brain chemical. The Neurochemistry of Taking Risks Dopamine is a neurotransmitter. Neurotransmi...
by Brain Sponge on Jun 16, 2016

Kosmas – Around the Corner (DPM053)

Artists: Kosmas, Dousk, Nikko.ZTitle: Around the CornerLabels: Dopamine MusicCatalog: DPM053Release Date: 2016-05-09Genres: Tech House Kosmas – Around the Corner (Original Mix) Kosmas – Around the Corner (Dousk Remix) Kosmas – Aroun...
by House Language on May 12, 2016

Kosmas – Around the Corner (DPM053)

Artists: Kosmas, Dousk, Nikko.ZTitle: Around the CornerLabels: Dopamine MusicCatalog: DPM053Release Date: 2016-05-09Genres: Tech House Kosmas – Around the Corner (Original Mix) Kosmas – Around the Corner (Dousk Remix) Kosmas – Aroun...
by Electronic Music on May 12, 2016

Can Decision Making Research Provide a Better Understanding of Chemical and Behavioral Addictions?

  Part 1 This excellent review (1) covers many of the brain regions we have discussed as being implicated in all the addictive behaviours. We have previously suggested also  that these brain regions are connected in impaired  decision making d...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Mar 18, 2016

Can Decision Making Research Provide a Better Understanding of Chemical and Behavioral Addictions?

  Part 1 This excellent review (1) covers many of the brain regions we have discussed as being implicated in all the addictive behaviours. We have previously suggested also  that these brain regions are connected in impaired  decision making d...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Mar 18, 2016

Experts are Still Looking for the Right Medication for Cocaine Addiction

Believe it or not, there is no FDA-approved medication that is effective in treating cocaine addiction. There are many forms of effective treatment, such as participating in therapy, residing at a treatment center, attending 12-step meetings, etc. Ho...
by Recovery Advocates on Mar 11, 2016

11 Ways To Charge Up Your Dopamine Levels In The Brain

Dopamine is a chemical messenger in the body, also referred to as a neurotransmitter that helps relay pleasure to the body. It is dopamine that helps pleasure be relayed as a signal and thus the emotional response that is seen. If you desire to feel...
by Way To Be Healthy on Feb 3, 2016

Treating the effects of Trauma in It’s Infancy: Maltreated Children and EMDR.

Neural processing of emotions in traumatized children treated with Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy: a hdEEG study Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy has been proven efficacious in restoring affective re...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Jan 18, 2016

Inflammation linked to weakened reward circuits in depression

About one third of people with depression have high levels of inflammation markers in their blood. New research indicates that persistent inflammation affects the brain in ways that are connected with stubborn symptoms of depression, such as anhedoni...
by PsyPost on Nov 20, 2015

Thought For Thursday – Laugh in Class!

A thought backed up by research, brought to you every Thursday.The post Thought For Thursday – Laugh in Class! appeared first on Brain Sponge Blog.
by Brain Sponge on Sep 17, 2015

Why Do We See Grey When We Feel Blue?

How lowered dopamine levels affects your eyesight and what colours you lose.The post Why Do We See Grey When We Feel Blue? appeared first on Brain Sponge Blog.
by Brain Sponge on Sep 4, 2015

Why Do We See Grey When We Feel Blue?

How lowered dopamine levels affects your eyesight and what colours you lose.
by Brain Sponge on Sep 4, 2015

Why do we see grey when we feel blue?

How lowered dopamine levels affects your eyesight and what colours you lose.
by Brain Sponge on Sep 4, 2015

This Fleshy Hunger

In our sister blog Inside the Alcoholic Brain –  http://insidethealcoholicbrain.com/ I had a comment posted on one of the blogs about the pain and heartache that one person had faced as the result of her partner’s addictive behaviour. T...

Dr. James R. Eells Discusses New Neurotransmitter Therapy Research

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Free Press Release Submitted by dreells.com         Press Release Distribution Dr. James R. Eells offers a wide range of specialized medical treatments that are personalized for his patients’ needs...
by Free PR Online on Jul 23, 2015

Dopamine Yada, Yada, Yada

An in-depth analysis of why the Dopamine Deficit Theory of Addiction does not explain Addiction, craving and relapse. In the next week or so I will be critiquing a theory of addiction that has become common currency out there in internet land, which...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Jun 25, 2015

What is Missing in the “Hole in the Soul”?

PART 2 Following directly on from our Previous blog on  Maternal Neglect: Oxytocin, Dopamine and the Neurobiology of Attachment Fig 2   “Infants of caregivers who are available, responsive and sensitive to their emotional and physical nee...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Jun 24, 2015

Maternal Neglect: Oxytocin, Dopamine and the Neurobiology of Attachment

Part 1 I am quite excited by these recent discoveries in oxytocin as they appear to offer some explanation for one question that has been with me for nearly ten years, why do alcoholics especially feel like they have a “hole in the soul”. As a a...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Jun 23, 2015

Selective damage to dopaminergic transporters following exposure to the brominated flame retardant, HBCDD

Over the last several decades, the use of halogenated organic compounds has become the cause of environmental and human health concerns. Of particular notoriety has been the establishment of the neurotoxicity of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) an...
by PolygenicBlog on Jun 16, 2015

A Dopamine Model of Addiction

There are two main dopamine models of addiction. 1. one that says dopamine increases in the addiction cycle leading to a “pathological wanting” 2. That dopamine decreases so that addicted people are seeking more dopamine. As you can see...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Jun 15, 2015


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