Silencing pyramidal neurons in the infralimbic cortex made rats more likely to relapse than those that underwent withdrawal from cocaine. The findings support growing evidence that the infralimbic cortex plays a vital role in suppressing addictive behaviors.
A new study could help explain how the hungry brain hinders dieting.
Researchers may be able to affect what fruit flies eat by controlling neurons that regulate protein hunger.
Researchers outline how cravings may occur in the brain.
Findings suggest brain networks associated with impulse control could be weakened in people with gambling addiction.
A lack of REM sleep may lead to an increased desire to consume unhealthy foods, a new study reports.
A new study suggests sheds light on how cocaine rewires the brain, even after withdrawal.
Researchers have discovered chemical circuits and mechanisms in the brain that separate food consumption from cravings.