Latest Pleasure center Stories
A new study indicates the reason why so many continue to use Facebook may be in part because clicking “like” triggers similar responses as those generated by sex and food in the brain’s pleasure center.
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.
Even with the best of available treatments, over a third of patients with depression may not achieve a satisfactory antidepressant response.
UC Irvine pharmacological researchers have discovered that blocking a hormone related to hunger regulation can limit cocaine cravings. Their findings could herald a new approach to overcoming addiction.
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