Tuesday, 3 July 2007

Brains, Rewards and Addiction

Another lecture from the grey matters series from UCSD. This time Prof. Terrence Sejnowski discuses how the the reward centre of the brain becomes hijacked by addicitve drugs. There's also a video that shows how manipulations in the the social behaviour of monkeys can arise simply by changing the balance of serotonin between the alpha male and those lower down.

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