Cocaine And Love Have The Same Effect On The Brain

ASAP Science has a special Valentine’s episode this week on love and all the nasty effects of love on the brain. The biggest take a way? it’s pretty much just biologically derived cocaine — you become more sensitive to being happy by little things, and less sensitive to pain and ‘aversion’ sensors.

See the science here:
They recommend these articles and books for further reading:

Brain in Love
3) http://bit.ly/WWTWUZ
4) http://jn.physiology.org/content/94/1…
5) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17…

Books:
1) The Brain That Changes Itself – Norman Doidge
2) Memoirs of an Addicted Brain – Marc Lewis

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