Latest Dopamine Stories
Researchers at Northeastern University in Boston have developed a gene therapy approach that may one day stop Parkinson's disease (PD) in it tracks, preventing disease progression and reversing its symptoms.
The taste of beer can trigger dopamine release in a person’s brain, even without any effect from the alcohol it contains, researchers from the Indiana University School of Medicine have discovered.
Listening to good music can trigger the same reaction in our brains as eating a good meal, taking a psychoactive drug or enjoying an evening of passion.
Using a miniature electronic device implanted in the brain, scientists have tapped into the internal reward system of mice, prodding neurons to release dopamine, a chemical associated with pleasure.
New genetic factors predisposing to schizophrenia have been uncovered in five families with several affected relatives.
An international collaborative study, conducted by researchers at both KU Leuven and the Harvard Medical School, has attempted to recreate Ivan Pavlov’s famous experiment, but with a twist.
In a new study in Neuron, scientists identified specific key steps in the chain of events that causes stress-related drug relapse.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.