Curiosity Daily Podcast: Online Learning, Alcohol Cravings, Manipulative Dogs
We explore how online learning affects the body, how mood affects alcohol cravings in both men and women, and how dogs have evolved to manipulate us.
October 05, 2022
- “Online teaching triggers a different response in the body” by Meike Drießen
- “Neuroanatomy, Parasympathetic Nervous System” by Jacob Tindle & Prasanna Tadi.
- “Mood Influences Alcohol Craving Differently in Men and Women” by Neuroscience News
- “Liking, Wanting and the Incentive-Sensitization Theory of Addiction” by Kent C. Berridge and Terry E Robinson
- “Mood Shifts Have Opposite Impact on Alcohol Cravings in Men and Women” by Leah Kuntz
- “Our Dogs Do Manipulate Us, According to Science” by Ulrike Lemmin-Woolfrey
- “Dog Faces Are Faster than Wolf Faces” by Anne Burrows & Kailey Omstead.
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