The Pleasures and Pains of "Maybe"

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The Pleasures and Pains of "Maybe"
Episode 7 of Being Human

2012
27 mins

For a long time, scientists thought that the neurotransmitter dopamine was directly related to pleasure. But it turns out that dopamine is more about the anticipation of reward than the reward itself. Here, plunge into the...

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Robert Sapolsky Ph.D.