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In short, I'm interested in cognitive, neuroscientific, biological and/or computational perspectives on what we vaguely refer to as meaning seeking. That's not very short. :-P it seems to me that a meaningful existence requires the absence of cognitive dissonances, but I wonder what science would have to say about this, and if there is any ...


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There are too many different questions to answer, they probably belong in separate posts. I will attempt to answer this one only: why is there a momentary pleasant feeling - why doesn't the person simply go into a 'no longer have the need' state? First a couple of definitions: Positive reinforcement occurs when an event or stimulus is presented as ...


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Bipolar cells reduce transmitter release when hyperpolarized, see the wikipedia page. When the bipolar cell is fully hyperpolarized it will basically stop releasing neurotransmitters. If transmitter release ever becomes totally zero I do not dare to say, however.



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