Molecule of Motivation (and Salience)

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dopamine molecule

“Dopamine has lately become quite fashionable, today’s “it” neurotransmitter, just as serotonin was “it” in the Prozac-laced ’90s.”

New York Times science writer Nathalie Angier, attending the neuroscience meetings, writes a very lucid piece on the current understanding of the crucial role of dopamine.