List of top 47 famous quotes and sayings about dopamine to read and share with friends on your Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 47 Quotes About Dopamine

#1. What draws us into a story and keeps us there is the firing of our dopamine neurons, signaling that intriguing information is on the way.

Lisa Cron

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#2. What is love when it's not for dopamine?

Saurabh Sharma

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#3. I can give you high blood pressure just on the phone by criticizing you. On the other hand, I can send a tweet to somebody in China and give them a dopamine hit.

Deepak Chopra

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#4. Love? Dopamine released in the brain, which gets depleted over time, leaving contempt.

Marisha Pessl

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#5. Every time my TweetDeck shoots a new tweet to my desktop, I experience a little dopamine spritz that takes me away from ... from ... wait, what was I saying?

Bill Keller

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#6. Brain-imaging studies of drug users at that stage show that viewing a film of actors pretending to use drugs activates dopamine pathways in the brain more than does watching porn films. This

Robert M. Sapolsky

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#7. It appears that repeated social rejection perturbs the normal functioning of the dopamine systems.

David Eagleman

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#8. That's what falling in love really amounted to, your brain on drugs. Adrenaline and dopamine, oxytocin and serotonin. Chemical insanity, celebrated by poets.

Tess Gerritsen

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#9. (known as the mesolimbic dopamine system)

David Eagleman

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#10. Any kind of novelty or excitement drives up dopamine in the brain, and dopamine is associated with romantic love.

Helen Fisher

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#11. Driving a car provides a person with a rush of dopamine in the brain, which hormonal induced salience spurs modalities of creative and critical thinking regarding philosophical concepts such as truth, logical necessity, possibility, impossibility, chance, and contingency.

Kilroy J. Oldster

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#12. Dopamine makes up less than one percent of the brain's neurotransmitters. It's a small portion. Dopamine is released when people are happy, angry, stressed. So it's really hard to call this specific neurotransmitter "the pleasure neurotransmitter."

Carl Hart

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#13. New lovers tend to "lose their minds" and do all sorts of crazy things in the heat of the moment. One study showed that new lovers' brains have a lot in common with people on cocaine. Dopamine is sometimes called the "drug of desire." Too much dopamine, from being "high with excitement,

David Rock

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#14. The moment of the print button for biology is nearing. Effectively, this could also mean that in a not-too-distant future, smart pharmacology will permit us to receive a continuous supply of antidepressants or neuroenhancers every time our dopamine level drops.

Nayef Al-Rodhan

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#15. Much of the early work focused on dopamine and we were really looking for rewarding sorts of effects and sure enough, we only found that. But you can destroy the main dopamine-producing structures of the brain and you can still get an animal to self-administer drugs like cocaine.

Carl Hart

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#16. The money buys the drugs, the drugs work harder and harder to trick your blackened dopamine receptors into giving a damn about living. At some point you make a choice: fight your need the rest of your goddamned long-suffering life, or fill your need until it disappears into the grave with you.

Jeremy Robert Johnson

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#17. Every page refresh promised the little dopamine kick that came from the shock of the new. Meanwhile,

Dexter Palmer

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#18. A Happiness key: Maintain something to be enthusiastic about. Small/frequent goals = Dopamine hits that propel success.

Steve Maraboli

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#19. I have already discovered that it is useless to ask neuroscientists questions that lie outside their specialty. The dopamine guys know the dopamine guys, but they don't know the cognitive-processing guys.

Karen Pryor

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#20. Even having saved the world doesn't make me feel good about myself. Perhaps it's something you get habituated to; each new world-saving moment has to be bigger and better than the last to give you that same dopamine and serotonin kick. Maybe heroes are just junkies.

Charlie Human

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#21. There's another part of the brain that seeps dopamine, specifically just before those peak emotional moments in a song: the caudate nucleus, which is involved in the anticipation of pleasure.


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#22. To give a dopamine kick and create desire, offer a reward. To give a norepinephrine kick and create tension, take something away.

Oren Klaff

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#23. Reward systems, such as those mediated by dopamine, also destabilize during adolescence in order to allow for the creation of new attachments, behaviors, and goals. This search for purpose and meaning makes adolescents more vulnerable to good and bad social influences,

Louis Cozolino

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#24. Dopamine can be read as the ultimate feminist chemical in the female brain.

Naomi Wolf

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#25. higher concentration of dopamine appears to lower skepticism and result in greater vulnerability to pattern detection; an

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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#26. You'd think people would realize they're bad at multitasking and would quit. But a cognitive illusion sets in, fueled in part by a dopamine-adrenaline feedback loop, in which multitaskers think they are doing great.

Daniel J. Levitin

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#27. I can't get any satiation. My brain is wired in such a way that I - in my research, I probably have a lack of D1 and D2 receptor sites. These are dopamine receptor sites, and satiation is a process that involves a cascade.

Nick Nolte

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#28. In accounts of men in battle, there is an incredible adrenaline rush from group-versus-group conflict. The fervor and passion of partisans is clearly rewarding; and if it's rewarding, it involves dopamine; and if it involves dopamine, then it is potentially addictive.

Jonathan Haidt

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#29. Bring your dopamine or adrenaline level down by activating other regions of the brain other than the prefrontal cortex.

David Rock

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#30. In neuroscience, our textbook showed how the brain scans of people newly in love look a lot like the brain scans of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder. In each case, your dopamine is suppressing your serotonin.

Daria Snadowsky

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#31. The solution, she elaborates, is for couples to do novel and exciting things together (to release dopamine and get the romance rush),

Neil Strauss

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#32. Six rats are thumping away at levers, ignoring food, drink, sleep, and sex. What's going through their little brains? A chemical known as dopamine, that's what. A lot of it. Dopamine

Hugh Howey

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#33. While girls average a healthy five hours a week on video games, boys average 13. The problem? The brain chemistry of video games stimulates feel-good dopamine that builds motivation to win in a fantasy while starving the parts of the brain focused on real-world motivation.

Warren Farrell

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#34. We get one of these little pings on our smartphones, and we get a little hit of dopamine as well. We get excited. We feel anticipation. As we feel this, we want it more and more. So we spend more and more time looking at our phones.

Kim Stolz

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#35. Attention is the way social primates measure status. It is highly rewarding because it causes the release of brain chemicals such as dopamine and endorphins.

Keith Henson

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#36. When the eyes of a woman that a man finds attractive look directly at him, his brain secretes the pleasure-inducing chemical dopamine - but not when she looks elsewhere.

Daniel Goleman

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#37. A mouse who fails to get the cheese tries again without kicking herself for being an idiot.

Loretta Graziano Breuning

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#38. movies?). By feeding a virtual "history" to your brain, it will trigger hormone creation, producing necessary dopamine to drive a particular action. In other words, it will grant you quick access to higher levels of possibility.

Vu Tran

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#39. Dopamine is a chemical released in your brain and your body when you sleep that paralyzes your body so you don't act out your dreams.

Mike Birbiglia

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#40. We all are addicts

Everything RELEASES dopamine!

Deyth Banger

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#41. People are attracted more towards bad things because being good has been turned into a boring duty. No adrenaline & dopamine rush, no rewards!

Saurabh Sharma

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#42. Nothing speeds brain atrophy more than being immobilized in the same environment: the monotony undermines our dopamine and attentional systems crucial to our brain plasticity.

Norman Doidge

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#43. You work at a job, and you reach a certain level, and you're a little satisfied, and you keep going at it a little more, and you finally finish it. You go, 'Ah,' all your dopamine receptor sites are full. You're satiated.

Nick Nolte

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#44. When you eat your favorite food, 150 dopamine units are released. When you have sex, 200 dopamine units are released. But when you use methamphetamine, 1050 dopamine units are released - five times more dopamine than is released during sex. Even cocaine use only releases 340 units.

Ellen Hopkins

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#45. Substances that can give a shot in the arm to the mesolimbic dopamine system have self-reinforcing effects, and users will rob stores and mug elderly people to continue obtaining these specific molecular shapes. These chemicals, working their magic at scales one thousand

David Eagleman

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#46. Food is a lot of people's therapy - when we say comfort food, we really mean that. It's releasing dopamine and serotonin in your brain that makes you feel good.

Brett Hoebel

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#47. When people have difficulty achieving regular releases of dopamine through these kinds of socially accepted activities, they will often seek a shortcut.

Ray Kurzweil

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