Well and Good – Those Viral Moth Memes Can Teach You About Achieving Your Dreams (I’m Serious)

Dr. Forshee spoke with Well + Good about the underlying meaning behind the viral moth memes.

“Akin to the moth apparently being attracted to light-emitting devices and experiencing a positive emotional response, humans have the same experience when we are exposed to people we love, things we love, and substances or experiences that create an adrenaline rush,” says clinical psychologist Danielle Forshee, PsyD. “When we see something that excites us, our brain releases a surge of dopamine, which is one of the major feel-good neurotransmitters.”

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