ZME Science: Dopamine is the key allowing our brains to change beliefs — short-term ones, at least

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Health, Brain Research

It’s not easy being a brain. Among a host of other very complex tasks, this lump of gray matter is also responsible for accurately representing the surrounding world. Keeping these beliefs as true to reality as possible is literally a matter of life and death. As such, brains come equipped with mechanisms that allow them to ‘update’ their beliefs. (October 10, 2018)

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