Curiosity Daily Podcast: ‘Wanting’ and ‘Liking’ Are Different to Your Brain
Learn about why just because you want something doesn’t mean you like it; why Esperanto is the world’s most successful universal language; and a gene therapy injection in one eye that improved vision in both.
Episode Show Notes:
Just because you want something doesn't mean you like it — and that has implications for addiction by Kelsey Donk
- Edmonds, D. (2020, December 12). The science of addiction: Do you always like the things you want? BBC News.. https://www.bbc.com/news/stories-55221825
- Berridge, K. C., & Robinson, T. E. (2016). Liking, wanting, and the incentive-sensitization theory of addiction. American Psychologist, 71(8), 670–679. https://doi.org/10.1037/amp0000059
Esperanto Is the World's Universal Language by Reuben Westmaas
- Some Basic Information about Esperanto -- the International Language. (2021). Esperanto.org. http://esperanto.org/us/USEJ/world/index.html
- Berlin, R. L. G. (2013, September 26). Johnson: Simple, logical and doomed. The Economist; The Economist. https://www.economist.com/prospero/2013/09/26/johnson-simple-logical-and-doomed
- L.L. Zamenhof | Polish linguist and physician | Britannica. (2021). In Encyclopædia Britannica. https://www.britannica.com/biography/L-L-Zamenhof
Gene therapy injection in one eye surprises scientists by improving vision in both by Cameron Duke
- Almeroth-Williams, T. (2020, December 10). Gene therapy injection in one eye surprises scientists by improving vision in both. University of Cambridge. https://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/gene-therapy-injection-in-one-eye-surprises-scientists-by-improving-vision-in-both
- Yu-Wai-Man, P., Newman, N. J., Carelli, V., Moster, M. L., Biousse, V., Sadun, A. A., Klopstock, T., Vignal-Clermont, C., Sergott, R. C., Rudolph, G., Morgia, C. L., Karanjia, R., Taiel, M., Blouin, L., Burguière, P., Smits, G., Chevalier, C., Masonson, H., Salermo, Y., … Sahel, J.-A. (2020). Bilateral visual improvement with unilateral gene therapy injection for Leber hereditary optic neuropathy. Science Translational Medicine, 12(573). https://doi.org/10.1126/scitranslmed.aaz7423
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