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Tag: Reward-processing

  • What motivates adolescents?

    What motivates adolescents?

    Adolescence is marked by a peak in activity in the reward center of the brain. In our recent study, we found that various motivational factors contribute to these developmental changes from early adolescence to early adulthood.
  • Love is in the… brain!

    Love is in the… brain!

    Do you celebrate Valentine’s Day? Even if you don’t, you probably express your love to your partner on other occasions. Love is something we all experience in life. What happens in the brain when we’re in love?