Tag: Reward Circuit

How is the inhibition of social perception in autistic people like the blindness in Hubel and Wiesel's kittens?

Autism Celebration Month: The Great Big Smoking Hole Where Social Perception Should Be


Reading time: 4 minutes
There is a truism in neurological functioning: use it or lose it! Hubel and Wiesel demonstrated this when they sewed the eyes of kittens shut; autistic people when they don’t learn social perceptions.

Dopamine of Trump Rallies

The Dopamine of Politics: Trump Rallies


Reading Time: 5 minutes
What on earth could compel someone to attend one of Trump’s superspreader events? Why on earth would Trump hold one? Other than the obvious, he’s a narcissist, and they’re all gaslit, there are powerful brain circuits involved in compelling these self-destructive and foolish behaviors.

To Save A Path

to write to help

Building The Love Shack

This is the story of building a cottage , the people and the place. Its a reminder of hope and love.

The Honest Courtesan

Frank commentary from a semi-retired call girl

Happiness Between Tails by da-AL

Tales + Tails: Novel Writing + Culture + Compassion

Carla Corelli

Surviving Narcissistic Abuse and Improving your Mental Health

Stories I've Never Told...

(...and some I have)

Krista Marson

Author Traveler Photographer