Alice44 on The Missing Faculties Dealing with a Loved… on Addiction: Pay Attention “I have ADD… on Fifty Great Things About … Depression, Anxiety,… on Is ADHD a disorder?
Tag Archives: Dopamine
Among the findings of the authors: “This study provides evidence in favor of the predicted disruption in the mesoaccumbens dopamine pathway in ADHD. With PET imaging, lower D2/D3 receptor and DAT [dopamine transporters] availability in those with ADHD than in … Continue reading
Heroin and chocolate cake have a nasty way of crowding out the rest of the universe. The country’s chief addiction expert argues that the propensity to drink, overeat and take drugs is a matter of attention gone awry. By Kathleen … Continue reading
Stop or go…inhibit or excite? There seems to be some confusion regarding the claim that dopamine is a neuro-inhibitor in the dopamine addiction model, leading some people to have difficulty with the excitatory / inhibitory thing. Let me see if … Continue reading
Preface Armed with the knowledge of dopamine self-addiction and the deep logical error elsewhere referred to as the ‘dyadic flip’, we can look again at the related neuroscience. The knowledge of dopamine gene differences in the population at large having … Continue reading
Introduction Apparently, in the mid to late 1990’s through the early 2000’s, a bunch of folks were working on some version of this concept orthogonally. To name just a few: In the engineering and psychological sectors, Alan Carter, Colston Sanger, … Continue reading