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cartoon of brain standing on ladder pouring dopamine into flasks


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Does dopamine make you happy, and is methylphenidate (Ritalin) addictive?

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15 March 2018
Dopamine the happiness hormone? Dopamine regulates decisions about what is important and whether a reaction to this can have positive consequences. This process does not work properly in children and adults with ADHD and this causes chaos in their head. Methylphenidate (Ritalin) corrects this without having an addictive effect.


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Oxytocin and Lego Technic

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22 June 2017
Oxytocin makes you happy. This is what you read in newspaper headlines and websites. Oxytocin the cuddle hormone, Oxytocin the love hormone. Oxytocin makes for monogamy. Does it really do that?
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