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Challenging Tasks Ignite the Brain’s Reward System

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Challenging Tasks Ignite the Brain’s Reward System

When we complete tasks that require higher-order, deeper thinking, dopamine is released in the brain – igniting a feeling of accomplishment and reward. Checking off mindless tasks can deliver a small dose, but prioritizing the more cognitively challenging tasks can have a greater benefit to your personal neuropharmacy.

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