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Offline Beppy

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curiosity in our brain
« on: December 13, 2017, 10:30:10 AM »
Research suggests that, like food and sex, information is inherently rewarding to the brain.
they investigate how information and primary rewards are represented in the orbital frontal cortex, an area of the brain involved in many complex cognitive behaviors, including evaluating rewards.

https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/what_curiosity_looks_like_in_the_brain?utm_source=Greater+Good+Science+Center&utm_campaign=69568e0e44-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_12_13&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5ae73e326e-69568e0e44-59638627