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New Brain Circuit Bypasses Self-Control Area in Addicts

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have discovered a new neural circuit that circumvents the brain region that controls decision-making processes in cocaine addicts. The study, published in the journal Nature Communications, will help to re-think therapies currently directed to modify cognitive abilities and might help prevent relapses. Cocaine is a stimulant drug mainly used with recreational […]