The Molecule of More (by Daniel Z. Lieberman, Michael E. Long)

The Molecule of More
The Molecule of More


ISBN: 9781948836586Number of Pages: 240
Publisher: BenBella BooksBook Title: The Molecule of More
Publication Year: 2019Target Audience: Trade
Author: Daniel Z. Lieberman, Michael E. LongReading Age: 18+


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Why did once romantic feelings fade? Why don’t successful people usually feel successful? Why did almost all diet plans fall short? Why do smart people often make terrible and disastrous decisions?

The Molecule of More reveals all of the above. It all depends on dopamine, a single molecular structure in the brain. This chemical substance controls your desire, imagination, impulse and creativity, and affects all aspects of our life unexpectedly.

Our bodies are controlled by “Upward” and “Down” substances. “Down” refers to the neurotransmitters that control the present, which determine our current feelings. “Upward” refers to dopamine, which determines our long-term planning, vision and future expectations.

Because of this, dopamine is not a happy molecule as many people think. It is actually a kind of desire element. While we have gained a lot, we have higher expectations and larger goals.

Dopamine allows us to take a longer view and pursue higher goals, but at the same time, it also makes people have endless desires and do not know how to meet them.

It can not only make you feel the joy of success, but also make it plain. It allows you to enter into a relationship, but it also allows the original deep feelings to be smoothed by the years. It allows you to obtain super long IQ, but it also makes you one step away from madness.

Fully understanding how this substance affects our emotions, decision-making and life can help us fully exert the potential function of our brain, improve efficiency and obtain better performance.

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About the Author

Daniel Z. Lieberman, is a deputy director of Clinical Affairs of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavior of George Washington University, concurrently serves as the Chairman of the Institutional Review Committee of the Human Research Office of the University, and is an honorary member of the American Psychiatric Association.

He has won the Karen Foundation Research Award and published more than 50 research reports on behavior.

Michael E. Lang is a teacher at Georgetown University, he was once the director of the writing department of the College of Continuing Education. Michael E. Lang is a speech writer who has written speeches for members of Congress, cabinet secretaries, governors, diplomats, entrepreneurs and presidential candidates.

He has created many screenplays for films and TV plays, and was shortlisted for the Best Screenplay Award of the Slanders Film Festival.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Up Versus Down
Chapter 1 Love
Chapter 2 Drugs
Chapter 3 Power of Control
Chapter 4 Genius and Madman
Chapter 5 Freedom and Conservatism
Chapter 6 Progress
Chapter 7 Harmony

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