Mice that spent time running on wheels developed twice the normal number of new neurons and showed an increased ability to distinguish new objects from familiar objects, a new study reports.
Researchers believe their findings could lead to new treatments for addicts who seek similar pleasure center activation.
Researchers report that motivation could aid the recovery of motor function following spinal cord injury.
Researchers identify a central gatekeeping system they believe is implicated in both chronic pain and tinnitus.
Findings suggest drug treatments for addiction and depression simultaneously may stimulate and reward and aversion responses.
Researchers believe the newly understood mechanism could yield insights into more precise future treatments for nerve pain and depression.
Researchers implicate the hippocampus and nucleus accumbens in decisions that call for delayed gratification.
Do you prefer the taste of fatty food? Are you someone who eats for pleasure rather than for hunger's sake? According to a new study, the tendency to overeat could be due to a hormone deficiency.