Latest Dopamine Stories
Researchers at Johns Hopkins and elsewhere have brought new clarity to the picture of what goes awry in the brain during Parkinson's disease and identified a compound that eases the disease's symptoms in mice.
Scientists today reported a possible basis for why food-restricted animals show increased susceptibility to drugs of abuse.
Individuals who are vulnerable to alcoholism could experience an abnormally large response in the brain’s reward-seeking pathways when they drink, according a new study appearing in the January issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.
From driving across country to graduating from college, long-term goals are often difficult to stay focused on when an immediate reward isn't within sight. A team of researchers has recently discovered new details on how the brain is able to stay focused until these long-term goals are achieved.
Long-time marijuana smokers have a lack of motivation to work or pursue normal interests, according to a new study.
A single dose of Ritalin, a commonly prescribed drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, helps improve brain function in people addicted to cocaine, according to new research.
A new study led by Drexel University has found a common, low-cost ophthalmological tool can measure the brain’s pleasure response to tasting food through the eyes.
Dopamine, the mood-enhancing hormone, might help give a memory boost, eReflect creator of Ultimate Memory™ announced today.
Long-term treatment of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with certain stimulant medications may alter the density of the dopamine transporter.
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