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In this series on "How the Brain Works", we're unpacking the neurotransmitters. The media often throws around terms like "the happiness chemical" or "the memory chemical", and it's important to be informed about what #neurotransmitters really are and what you can do to make sure your #brain is working at its optimal capacity. Listen to this episode to learn more about #GABA, #glutamate, #acetylcholine, and #serotonin.
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