Lesson 2: Constantly fulfilling our dopamine cravings leads to neuroadaptation. - Deepstash

Lesson 2: Constantly fulfilling our dopamine cravings leads to neuroadaptation.

Just like a drug addict, we go back to our sources of dopamine every time we need a new dose of pleasure. However, as we consume more of them, our brain starts to get used to the feeling and builds resistance.

Thus, more of that source of dopamine is required to maintain the level of pleasure. This process is called neuroadaptation , and it can lead to serious addiction.

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