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Addiction is a compelling need for something, regardless of its destructive potential. Brain chemistry, environment and biological factors all play a role.
Medically Reviewed by Neurosurgery
Categorized as: Neurosurgery and Brain Health
Tagged with: brain, dopamine, drug addiction, National Institute on Drug Abuse, neurotransmitter
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Discover the science behind one of the most thrilling human emotions, love, and learn more about the parts of the brain affected by love.
Medically Reviewed by UPMC Western Behavioral Health
Tagged with: amygdala, broken heart syndrome, cingulate gyrus, dopamine, emotion, hippocampus, hormones, hypothalamus, infographic, love, lovesick, neuroscience, prefrontal cortex, ventral tegmental area