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The Pursuit of Happiness

Markus Heilig

in The Thirteenth Step: Addiction in the Age of Brain Science

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172363
eISBN:
9780231539029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172363.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses brain reward systems and their role in addiction. Research has shown that brains have reward systems that use dopamine to drive approach behavior needed to obtain natural ... More


Caring for Strangers: Examples of Caring and Nurturance

Ofra Mayseless

in The Caring Motivation: An Integrated Theory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199913619
eISBN:
9780190299002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913619.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter discusses caring for strangers and presents several noteworthy examples of caring and nurturance. These include volunteering, money donations, and mentoring of youth at risk and ... More


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