Episode 30: On covering memory, it’s useful to have a better grasp of neurotransmitters and how they affect our memories. Today we are joined by Dr. Loretta Breuning of the Inner Mammal Institute to help describe brain chemistry and how students can use this knowledge to benefit their studies.
Neuroscience vs Neuro-memory Studies
Setting Your Study Session Based on Neurochemistry & Setting Expectations and Rewards
How to Set Intrinsic “Happy” Reward Systems for Medical Students and Graduate Learners
Early Reward Circuits and Early Pain Circuits: How Childhood Experiences Shape Current Motivations
Optimizing Self-Motivation Behaviors: Chunking Tasks into Small Successes
Types and Strengths of Different Self-rewards to Motivate Study Behaviors: Get those “Happy Chemicals” Going!
Why Social Comparison & Worrying About Other’s Scores is so Detrimental
Just 3 Wishes
Some of Dr. Breuning’s Books:
Status Games (Coming Soon)
For more information, visit the Inner Mammal Institute. You can Dr. Breuning’s funny animations, reading list, and the happy power examples. You can also learn more by following the Happy Brain Podcast.