What Cookies And Meth Have In Common

Advertisement Continue reading the main storyAt this point you may be wondering: What controls the reward circuit in the first place?
Healthy, non-drug-abusing subjects with fewer D2 receptors experienced the stimulant drug as pleasurable, while those with more found it aversive.
Don’t forget it!” The reward circuit evolved to help us survive by driving us to locate food or sex in our environment.
Food, like drugs, stimulates the brain’s reward circuit.
Their power to activate our reward circuit, rewire our brain and nudge us in the direction of compulsive consumption is unprecedented.

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