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Mindfulness Traits 2 

Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor

Brain derived neurotrophic factor is involved in the growth of new brain cells and cognitive function. The secretion of BDNF can be stimulated by sustained periods of aerobic exercise.

PMID 17956738 19745020 

Reward Response 

The human reward system is composed of many overlapping neurological processes involving desire, pleasure, and reinforcement. The neurotransmitter dopamine modulates the reward response.

PMID 17008817 16878403