Brain Waves

Claudia Hammond with a series about the chemical messengers in our brains.

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01Acetylcholine2001082120011119

She finds out about a brain chemical which helps us solve problems while we SLEEP.

01Acetylcholine2001082120011119

She finds out about a brain chemical which helps us solve problems while we SLEEP.

02Dopamine2001082820011120

She finds out about the role of dopamine in addiction.

02Dopamine2001082820011120

She finds out about the role of dopamine in addiction.

03Beta-endorphins2001090420011121

She finds out whether endorphins are responsible for the exercise high, and how they work as natural painkillers.

03Beta-endorphins2001090420011121

She finds out whether endorphins are responsible for the exercise high, and how they work as natural painkillers.

04Seratonin2001091120011122

She finds out if we can harness our brain chemicals to enhance our mood: can a seratonin-rich diet really relieve DEPRESSION?

04Seratonin2001091120011122

She finds out if we can harness our brain chemicals to enhance our mood: can a seratonin-rich diet really relieve DEPRESSION?

05 LASTOxytocin2001091820011123

New mothers bond with their babies thanks to the neurotransmitter oxytocin.

05 LASTOxytocin2001091820011123

New mothers bond with their babies thanks to the neurotransmitter oxytocin.