The Human Connectome Project (HCP) is mapping the connections between neural pathways that underlie brain function and behavior. The findings from HCP will help transform our understanding of the human mind and brain in health, and in disease.
A daydreaming brain: the yellow areas depict the default mode network from three different perspectives; the coloured fibres show the connections amongst each other and with the remainder of the brain.
NIH study in rodents identifies a pathway that starts with glutamate and ends with activation of dopamine reward system.Details of the role of glutamate, the brain’s excitatory chemical, in a drug reward pathway have been identified for the first time.
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