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Stress regulates self-harm in rats

A stress hormone modulates compulsive biting in a rat model of self-injurious behavior (SIB), according to new research published in JNeurosci. Manipulating the activity of the brain circuitry underlying SIB could create ...

May 14, 2018
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Why some people resist authority

Control aversion—the urge to rebel against control over one's decisions—can be explained by connectivity between two regions of the brain as well as behavioral measures of distrust and lack of understanding, according ...

May 14, 2018
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