News-Medical: New study discovers key brain circuit implicated in social behavior

| Posted in Brain Disease, Brain Education, Brain Research

A new study by researchers at Roche in Basel, Switzerland has identified a key brain region of the neural circuit that controls social behavior. Increasing the activity of this region, called the habenula, led to social problems in rodents, whereas decreasing activity of the region prevented social problems. (January 11, 2018)

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