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Neurons that Fire Together Wire Together

New neural pathways are formed as a good habit or a bad habit develops. This is because an action that is performed over chemically alters the brain’s communication system. This is an ability in the brain called neuroplasticity, which regulates learning processes … Continue reading

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Can ‘Love Hormone’ Oxytocin Protect against Addiction?

Researchers at the University of Adelaide set out to probe the connection between oxytocin development and addiction, including how and why oxytocin levels vary so much between individuals, plus how the different levels affect health. Published in Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, … Continue reading

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