ON/OFF SWITCH FOR BINGE DRINK­ING FOUND

The Economic Times - - Around The World -

Sci­en­tists have dis­cov­ered a cir­cuit be­tween two re­gions of the brain that could con­trol al­co­holic binge drink­ing The ex­tended amyg­dala and the ven­tral tegmen­tal area of the brain are con­nected by a cir­cuit of neu­rons The two brain re­gions mod­u­late stress and re­ward and now it has been con­firmed that they are part of a func­tional cir­cuit that con­trols binge drink­ing

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