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Social Media Messes with Our Dopamine Management

Dopamine is a neurochemical that triggers feelings of accomplishment and overall happiness.

It stems back to our stone-age ancestors: Evolutionary beneficial actions like nourishing food or mating were reinforced through dopamine. This is why you feel joy when indulging in a sweet dessert, having sex, or crossing…

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Tom Fenske

Engineer | SEO Writer | Dad of a GenAlpha Kiddo | Talking about Digital Parenting, Millennial Finance and the Power of Writing.