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Weâ€™ve all experienced the strong heartbeat that accompanies emotions such as fear and rage.
There are biological motivations behind the stereotypically poor decisions and risky behavior associated with adolescence.
NESS ZIONA, Israel, June 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroDerm, Ltd. announced today the successful enrollment and dosing in its Phase I clinical trial of ND0611.
New research shows a possible explanation for the link between mental health and creativity.
Researchers at the US Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed an imaging protocol that allows them to visualize the activity of the brain's reward circuitry in both normal individuals and those addicted to drugs.
Brain scans show persistent motivation regardless of payoff.
Physicians treating patients with shock should consider norepinephrine instead of dopamine as a tool for stabilizing blood pressure, according to an editorial in the March 4, 2010, issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).
People have typically viewed the benefits that accrue with social status primarily from the perspective of external rewards.
Our need for stimulation and dopamine's action upon the brain are connected, which explains why people who constantly crave stimulation are in danger of addictive behavior such as drug abuse and gambling.
A new brain-based computational model is helping to understand how Parkinson's disease and dopamine medicationsâ€”used to treat motor symptoms caused by the diseaseâ€” can affect learning and attention.
- A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.