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Beyond dopamine: The science behind how and why the brain works to make us happy

Beyond dopamine: The science behind how and why the brain works to make us happy

Dean Burnett | Psyche | 
[Dopamine is] one of the many, many chemicals (aka neurotransmitters) found in the human brain, where it has many functions ...
IVF 14-day rule: Scientists and ethicists reconsidering how many days an embryo can be studied outside the womb

IVF 14-day rule: Scientists and ethicists reconsidering how many days an embryo can be studied outside the womb

David Cox | Psyche | 
As early as 1979, regulators responded to [in-vitro fertilization ethical] concerns by establishing the ‘14-day rule’. It soon became an internationally accepted ...
Saints and psychopaths, light and dark: Which personality type is more likely to succeed?

Saints and psychopaths, light and dark: Which personality type is more likely to succeed?

Craig Neumann, Scott Barry Kaufman | Psyche | 
There is an oft-touted saying that ‘Nice guys finish last’ and, on the face of it, this might seem correct ...
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