Too great happiness: how does deep brain stimulation

Geta Bratescu. Smile

In 2012 in the medical journal AJOB Neuroscience published article about stimulating the pleasure center of the brain. Its authors – the American and German scientists decided to explore the possibility of manipulating human mood and happiness. Their work has, in particular, quite an interesting question: if a person had direct access to the reward system of the brain and you can adjust the level of euphoria, who is to determine this level ? Nautilus publishes an excerpt from the newly released book “The Pleasure Shock” scientific journalist lone Frank. The author tells in detail about the experiment and answer questions.


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