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HIH News

A battle of the mind – fun versus reason

Many of us know the phenomenon from everyday life: although we urgently need to do important things, we are constantly distracted by our mobile phones. Why can our brain still be outwitted? The Hertie Foundation deals with this question in a short video. Dr. Mondino, the popular neuroscientist of the video series, explains how the reward system sometimes defeats our reason.


Link to the video (in German only)