Your eyes may reveal how sensitive you are to reward. Read how they do so!
For psychologists, it would be great if the eyes really were a window into soul. Here, you'll read whether pupil dilation is a give away of a rewarded brain.
How do we activate people for sustainable behavior? I’ll use a neuroscience perspective to explain why I am not a fan of doomsday scenarios
Probably you are less beautiful and smart than you think. Most of us think overly positive of ourselves. I think it's a cute human trait: self-serving biases can propel you into positive change!
Why do people have to be so greedy? I asked myself, watching a documentary about capitalism. Neuroscience provided a surprisingly bright perspective. The mechanism that causes greed may also produce art.
Motivation for a new routine may fade over time. These 3 simple hacks will revive motivation!
Ever heard the story that 'extrinsic' rewards undermine intrinsic motivation? Maybe extrinsic rewards just need to be of the right value!
What is motivation? And how important are experiences of motivation? The first blog in the October series on motivation.
Some smart people are very bad at learning new movements. For instance a skate board trick or a salsa move. Does logical reasoning contribute to learning new movements at all? Click to find out.
When you repeatedly fail, you need to change something in your behavior. In other words, you need to explore. But what do you do when you no longer know what to change? Here you read how your brain cells can explore by themselves.