Your neural reward system and its relationship to drug addiction and obesity.

The reward system in our brain provides us with feelings of pleasure and happiness that occur when dopamine, a type of neurotransmitters (chemical substances that acts as a signal), is released. Due to this desire to feel pleasure and happiness , we are more motivated to go after things that provide us with these feelings. …

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