Ep. 28 Dopamine and Leading a Meaningful Life

Lucas and Brion talk about Dopamine, Cocaine, and how to lead a life with optimized dopamine levels (hint: Cocaine is bad)

Notes:

What is dopamine? : https://blog.cognifit.com/functions-of-dopamine-serve-you/

Dopamine Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dopamine

Dopamine Receptors: https://www.livestrong.com/article/141471-5-types-dopamine-receptors/

Dopamine, survival, and reward: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5820768/

How to increase Dopamine Naturally: https://bebrainfit.com/increase-dopamine/

Alcohol and Dopamine: https://sundayscaries.com/blog/alcohol-and-dopamine-how-does-it-work/

Mice Starve Without Dopamine: https://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/27/science/27angier.html?_r=0

Anhedonia: https://www.healthline.com/health/depression/anhedonia

Artistic People have higher levels of Dopamine: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0010670

Cocaine Withdrawal: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000947.htm

Natural Ways to Increase Dopamine: https://mentalhealthdaily.com/2015/04/17/how-to-increase-dopamine-levels/

33 ways to increase Dopamine: https://helloendless.com/10-ways-to-increase-dopamine-to-boost-your-productivity/

10 ways to increase Dopamine: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/how-to-increase-dopamine#section11

Dopamine and ADD: https://www.healthline.com/health/adhd/adhd-dopamine#research

Testosterone and Dopamine: https://www.peaktestosterone.com/Testosterone_Dopamine.aspx

Men’s Brain verse Women’s Brain Serious: https://stanmed.stanford.edu/2017spring/how-mens-and-womens-brains-are-different.html

Men’s Brain verse Women’s not serious but true: https://www.learning-mind.com/male-brain-vs-female-brain-20-differences/

Medications that Cause Compulsive Gambling: http://bettingcorp.com/?page_id=1611

Music by Jenny Jahlee from Live at KBOO

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