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Chapter 14: How Dopamine Games Keep Neuroscientists From Learning About Dopamine

by Charles Lyell on November 1, 2017

“A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.”
– William James



Chapter 15: Is Sex Addiction THE Biggest Threat to DIMwit Survival?

November 1, 2017

If our species does self-destruct, it won’t be because of addictions. It will be because of the dishonesty caused by additions.



Chapter 16: Why Businesses Spend Billions Manipulating Customers’ Dopamine Flow and Why DIMwits Don’t Care

November 1, 2017

“It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.” – Voltaire



You Can’t Buy Dopamine But You Can Buy Shoes

by Charles Lyell on May 19, 2016

“I like Cinderella, I really do. She has a good work ethic. I appreciate a good, hard-working gal. And she likes shoes. The fairy tale is all about the shoe at the end, and I’m a big shoe girl.” – Amy Adams



Junk Science and the Marijuana Disinformation Machine

by Charles Lyell on April 23, 2016

Reaching their disingenuous conclusions was as easy as pretending they were advancing science by comparing the brain scans of “11 adults between the ages of 21 and 40 who were severely dependent on cannabis and 12 matched healthy controls.”



An Open Letter to Dr. Nora Volkow, National Institute on Drug Abuse Director

March 4, 2016

Consider this an intervention. As you know, there’s no room for gentility when trying to convince an addict to work past the lack of free will facilitating the denial of addictions.



Dopamine Dialogues: Dopamine & Golf

February 13, 2016

Dopamine doesn’t only explain normal, healthy, life-sustaining behavior, it helps explain abnormal, unhealthy, and illogical behavior.



Dopamine Dialogues: Dear Whoeveryouare

December 27, 2015

Dear Friend,

I normally ask permission before incorporating correspondence into Dopamine Dialogue posts. Since you went to great lengths to keep me from finding out who you are, I hope you don’t mind a public response to your Email.




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