Surprising Role of the Cerebellum in Reward and Social Behaviors

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 09:10 in Psychology & Sociology

A new study in rodents has shown that the brain’s cerebellum—known to play a role in motor coordination—also helps control the brain’s reward circuitry. Researchers found a direct neural connection from the cerebellum to the ventral tegmental area (VTA) of the brain, which is an area long known to been involved in reward processing and […]

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