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The Surprising Role of the Cerebellum in Reward and Social Behaviors

News   Jan 21, 2019 | Original Press Release from the National Institutes of Health

 
The Surprising Role of the Cerebellum in Reward and Social Behaviors

Heatmaps showing the amount of time a mouse spent in locations of the open field chamber at baseline (left) and during optogenetic stimulation of the cerebellar input to the VTA (right). The “reward quadrant” is located in the upper right section of the field. Credit: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

 
 
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