Study: Brain Wired To Reward Learning
Feel-Good Chemical Dopamine Released In Response To Correct Choices
Aug 23, 2006
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/08/ ... 1099.shtml
(WebMD) Making the right choice may come with its own built-in reward from your brain.
A new study suggests that the brain releases the feel-good chemical dopamine in response to learning. When we make the right choice, the surge of dopamine helps us appreciate what we've done so we eventually "learn" to do it again.
Researchers also found that raising the level of dopamine in the brain may help us learn better.
Several theories of learning are based on ...
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