Neuroscientists Image Real Time Changes in the Brains of Alcoholics

News   Feb 13, 2018 | Original Story from Indiana University

 
Increased Glutamate Imaged in Addiction Areas of the Brains of Alcoholics

The study used magnetic resonance spectroscopy to show how images associated with alcohol use cause glutamate levels to change in a region of the brain known as the dorsal anterior cingulate, which plays an important role in addiction. Image courtesy Hu Chang, Indiana University

 
 
 

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