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How I Tricked My Brain To Like Doing Hard Things

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Watch the movie carefully and answer the pop-up questions. Amazing tricks to aid thinking.
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Listening comprehension
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1. Fill the gap.
You probably don't have a problem playing games oron your phone.
2. Fill the gap.
Dopamine is whatthings.
3. Fill the gap.
They didn't have the motivation
4. Fill the gap.
But if you know there are no immediate rewards,
5. Fill the gap.
The highest dopamine release happens when you
6. Fill the gap.
It's not likein any way.
7. Fill the gap.
8. Fill the gap.
Once their dopamine tolerance gets too high, they simply arelow dopamine behaviours.
9. Fill the gap.
Basically, you're going to remove all sources of external pleasure
10. Fill the gap.
And from now on, every single week for one whole day,
11. Fill the gap.
I start with the difficult things, only then Ito indulge in the high dopamine activities.
12. Fill the gap.
That's why youlimit your phone or computer usage, along with other high dopamine-releasing behaviours.
Ollko is from/lives in Poland and has been a member of iSLCollective since 2019-07-19. Ollko last logged in on 2022-11-23, and has shared 45 resources on iSLCollective so far.
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