Adam discusses the findings of Ma et al. who show that modulating neuroplasticity in the dorsomedial striatum can bidirectionally control alcohol intake.
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Ma, T., Cheng, Y., Hellard, E. R., Wang, X., Lu, J., Gao, X., . . . Wang, J. (2018). Bidirectional and long-lasting control of alcohol-seeking behavior by corticostriatal LTP and LTD. Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/s41593-018-0081-9