If you’re hungry, you desire food. But if you’re hungry, will you necessarily desire sex? A new study reveals that women are more romantically motivated when their hunger has already been satiated.
The brain’s reward center is motivated by the promise of food, sex, money, and brain-altering chemicals. The research compiled by the doctorate candidate and her team shows that each of those domains influences the other.
What This Could Mean…
is that in terms of addiction or the need for moderation, one element of the brain reward center can be used to motivate another. Perhaps a monetary reward used for weight loss might work. Further studies will be explored now that this particular finding has been brought to light.
The more we discover about our brain activity and how it manages our behavior, the more we can control our behavior and its outcome.