neurology

Dopamine fasting: an expert reviews the latest craze in Silicon Valley

Ciara McCabe

Associate Professor, University of Reading

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It’s the latest fad in Silicon Valley. By reducing the brain’s feel-good chemical known as dopamine – cutting back on things like food, sex, alcohol, social media and technology – followers believe that they can “reset” the brain to be more effective and appreciate simple things more easily. Some even go so far as avoiding all social activities, and ...

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