The Neuroscience of Perseverance | Psychology Today | Learning, Brain & Cognitive Fitness |

Dopamine Reinforces the Habit of Perseverance... By Perseverance separates the winners from the losers in both sports and life. Are you someone who perseveres despite difficulties and setbacks, or do you tend to throw in the towel and call it quits when faced with a challenge or adversity? What makes some people able to keep pushing and complete a task while others habitually fizzle and don't follow through?