Friday, April 19, 2013

Substance Use Tied to Overactive Brain Reward Areas | Psych Central News

 New research suggests overactivity of specific brain reward regions may cause an individual to have greater cravings for drugs.
Investigators from the Oregon Research Institute (ORI) used what they called a “reward surfeit model” to investigate if such heightened brain activity can cause individuals to develop food or drug addictions.

Substance Use Tied to Overactive Brain Reward Areas | Psych Central News

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