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How the Brain Balances Pleasure and Pain

News   Jan 02, 2020 | Original story from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

 
How the Brain Balances Pleasure and Pain

Researchers have zeroed in on the ventral pallidum (see VP in brain diagram), an information-processing hub in the brains of mice to discover how neurons there influence the animals' motivation to either seek pleasurable experiences or avoid negative ones. Credit: Li lab/CSHL, 2019

 
 
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