‘ Mendel himself, though grievously disappointed at the neglect of his views, never lost confidence in them, and was wont to exclaim to his friends, “Meine Zeit wird schon kommen”. ‘
My memory is reading that that was Mendel’s comment after receiving a withering rejection letter from a journal. I, of course, meant the reference as hyperbole and humor.
Dopamine, risk taking and toxoplasmosis
Humans with latent toxoplasmosis display altered reward modulation of cognitive control
” Taken together, individuals with latent toxoplasmosis show superior behavioral performance in challenging cognitive control situations but may at the same time have a reduced sensitivity towards motivational effects of rewards, which might be explained by the presumed increase in dopamine.”
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Tenuous, but interesting