This Is Your Brain on Coffee

You know you feel instantly better after you’ve downed your morning cup, but what is it about coffee that affects the mind in such a pleasant way? AsapSCIENCE explains how caffeine stimulates adrenaline production and prevents your brain from reabsorbing dopamine, which in turn keeps you happy. But be careful, coffee addicts. Caffeine’s adrenaline-stimulating properties affect your brain the say way cocaine does, but to a lesser degree. So, don’t skip that morning cup, or you’ll be in coffee withdrawal by lunchtime. Could This Hot Dog Be the iPhone 6? Catch Up On ‘Doctor Who’ Just in Time for Season 8 All Men Must Game: ‘GoT’ Remixed With Retro Arcade Sound Effects Naked Kermit the Frog Risks Life for Ice Bucket Challenge…

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You know you feel instantly better after you’ve downed your morning cup, but what is it about coffee that affects the mind in such a pleasant way?

AsapSCIENCE explains how caffeine stimulates adrenaline production and prevents your brain from reabsorbing dopamine, which in turn keeps you happy.

But be careful, coffee addicts. Caffeine’s adrenaline-stimulating properties affect your brain the say way cocaine does, but to a lesser degree. So, don’t skip that morning cup, or you’ll be in coffee withdrawal by lunchtime.

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