It’s the season for giving, Yeah presents! The most important being a couple days off from work to spend with family and friends, or secretly a little time to yourself so you can work on that crazy idea that will make you rich, or at least make you happy. Like painting, or playing guitar, or studying the neural networks of the brain as it doles out dopamine, the “happy hormone”, and its varied effects on how we operate. Oddly enough dopamine is not only responsible for happiness but our work ethic as well. According to this article from Live Science spikes of dopamine in certain parts of the brain can have drastically different effects on whether we jump to it and get things done, or decide to spend the day marathoning our favorite show on Netflix. Well, whatever you and your brain decide to do have a happy holidays!