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Scientists identify brain circuit that drives pleasure-inducing behavior

March 22, 2017

Scientists identify brain circuit that drives pleasure-inducing behavior

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Anne Trafton | MIT News Office

Surprisingly, the neurons are located in a brain region thought to be linked with fear.

Scientists have long believed that the central amygdala, a structure located deep within the brain, is linked with fear and responses to unpleasant events.

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