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Pleasure
Placer
Benefits
Beneficios
Extrinsic
Extrínseco
Competence
Competencia
Autonomy
Autonomía

The Science Behind Motivation

How to stay motivated, according to science.

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The Science Behind Motivation

How to stay motivated, according to science.

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What makes us tick? How can you get your spark back? Dopamine plays an essential role in motivation. This neurotransmitter is known as the "feel good" hormone; it drives us to seek positive and avoid negative experiences. However, it is more related to motivation than to pleasure.

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