Tag Archives: Neurotransmitter

• Coffee vs. beer: Which drink makes you more creative?

Coffee vs. beer: Which drink makes you more creative?

I didn’t know what I was going to write about today. When this happens, normally I grab a coffee to help get the ideas flowing, but for the last few days in Montreal, no one’s been allowed to drink the water due to a bacteria leakage, which also means, no coffee. So instead, I grabbed […]

• Mere Taste of Alcohol Can Trigger Rush of Chemical Pleasure in the Brain

Mere Taste of Alcohol Can Trigger Rush of Chemical Pleasure in the Brain

New research shows just a sip of beer can cause a rush of pleasure due to the potent neurotransmitter dopamine. If you take just a sip of beer, and moments later—before you’ve had close to enough alcohol to get intoxicated, perhaps even before the beer has hit your stomach—feel a distinctly pleasurable sensation, it might […]