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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

Psyche | 
[Dopamine is] one of the many, many chemicals (aka neurotransmitters) found in the human brain, where it has many functions ...
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Viewpoint: Why it’s too soon to predict the arrival date for an Alzheimer’s cure

Guardian | 
A new study has inspired headlines claiming a cure for Alzheimer’s disease could be available within six years – but ...
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Despite the hype, there was no ‘successful’ human head transplant

Guardian | 
In February 2015, Sergio Canavero appeared in this very publication claiming a live human head will be successfully transplanted onto ...
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