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<p>In a recent study by Kyohei Kin et al., the impact of adolescent psychosocial stress on postpartum social behavior was examined. Using innovative techniques such as optogenetics and in vivo microendoscopic calcium imaging with the inscopix nVoke system, the researchers…

May 23, 2023

<p>Rewards are often elusive and uncertain, requiring persistent effort to obtain. But how do we…

March 10, 2023

<p>The prefrontal cortex is highly susceptible to the detrimental effects of stress and has been…

September 3, 2022

<p>The striatum plays a critical role in regulating addiction-related behaviors. The…

August 12, 2022

<p>Dysfunctional sociability is a core symptom in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that may arise from…

June 7, 2022

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<p>Compulsive behaviors are a hallmark symptom of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Striatal hyperactivity has been linked to compulsive behavior generation in…

May 24, 2024

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<p>Emotion recognition and the resulting responses are important for survival and social functioning. However, how socially derived information is processed for reliable…

May 20, 2024

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<p>Recently, we and others have shown that manipulating the activity of cholinergic interneurons (CIN) present in the NAc can modulate binge alcohol consumption. The…

May 10, 2024

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<p>Prefrontal cortical (PFC) circuits provide top-down control of threat reactivity. This includes ventromedial PFC (vmPFC) circuitry, which plays a role in suppressing…

April 12, 2024

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<p>For nearly a century, evidence has accumulated indicating that the lateral hypothalamus (LH) contains neurons essential to sustain wakefulness. While lesion or…

April 9, 2024

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<p>Pain that persists beyond the time required for tissue healing and pain that arises in the absence of tissue injury, collectively referred to as nociplastic pain, are…

April 6, 2024

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<p>The canonical framework for testing pain and mechanical…

May 7, 2024

<p>The dorsal CA2 subregion (dCA2) of the hippocampus exerts a…

May 4, 2024

<p>To gain insights into neural mechanisms enabling behavioral…

April 5, 2024

<p>Learning to associate cues, both directly and indirectly…

March 25, 2024

<p>The nucleus accumbens (NAc) is a key brain region for…

February 23, 2024

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