Archive for July, 2011

Dopamine 101: Old Brain Dominance at The Office

by Charlize Roselli on July 27, 2011

Imagine an office like the one parodied on the popular show, “The Office.” There’s a new boss, sitting in a nicely furnished office behind a closed door. Guarding that door is a crafty old secretary […]

Dopamine 101: What My Kitties Taught Me About Me

by Charlize Roselli on July 26, 2011

“[Research] suggests that what we think of as free will is largely an illusion: much of the time, we are simply operating on automatic pilot, and the way we think and act – and how well we think and act on the spur of the moment – are a lot more susceptible to outside influences than we realize.”
— Malcolm Gladwell

Dopamine Made Me Do It: Mourning for a Dead MacBook

by Sally Horowitz on July 17, 2011

“I was addicted to ownership of the MacBook and the delusion of power it gave me. With feelings of ownership, of being one of the Apple elite, came a huge dose of dopamine.”

Hugging Is An Excellent Source of Free Dopamine

by Paul Planet on July 11, 2011

“Hugging is all natural. It is organic, naturally sweet, no pesticides, no preservatives, no artificial ingredients and 100 percent wholesome.”
– Paul Planet

The Van Gogh Phenomenon

by Charles Lyell on July 11, 2011

“A person usually has two reasons for doing something: a good reason and the real reason.”
– Thomas Carlyle

Why the Least Evolved Reject Evolution

by Charles Lyell on July 10, 2011

“Monkeys are superior to men in this: When a monkey looks into a mirror, he sees a monkey.”
– Malcolm de Chazal

Dopamine 101: WHATEVER!

by Charlize Roselli on July 10, 2011

“Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.”
– Buddha

Rush Limbaugh & Glenn Beck: Addicts of a Feather

by Charles Lyell on July 10, 2011

“When a person cannot deceive himself the chances are against his being able to deceive other people.” – Mark Twain

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