Dr. Nora Volkow, Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse

Meet Dr. Nora Volkow, Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse

July 13, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

First, a quiz. What doesn’t belong in this list? a) World History b) Running c) Dark Chocolate d) Brain Science Dr. Read More »

brain reward system

Word of the Day: Brain Reward System

April 01, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

A reward is a great way to encourage someone to do something. For example, if you offer a $300 reward to find your lost dog, people may be more likely to look for and return your dog. Read More »

image of Euphoria

Word of the Day: Euphoria

March 24, 2010  /  Sara Bellum

Euphoria: A feeling of well-being or elation. Read More »

Quote from Harry Potter about our choices and our abilities; Image Courtesy of Garland Cannon

Real Life: The Choices We Make

December 28, 2009  /  Sara Bellum

A lot of celebrities are making headlines lately for all the wrong reasons. Read More »

Basketball going through basketball hoop.

Word of the Day: Dopamine

September 29, 2009  /  Sara Bellum

Since we posted this blog 10 years ago, science has evolved about the role of dopamine. See the updated post. Read More »

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