Habits of a Happy Brain

Habits of a Happy Brain

Happy brain chemicals Animals have the same happy brain chemicals that we have. Dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin, and endorphin reward an animal with a good feeling when it meets a survival need. Animals don’t mask these impulses with words, so they help us understand...
Political Anger is a Reflex

Political Anger is a Reflex

Political anger is often equated with intelligence and virtue, but it is more like an automatic reflex when viewed at a brain level. Each surge of political anger builds a pathway in the brain that makes it easier for new information to turn on the anger. The...