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Brain Imaging Pinpoints White-Matter Pathways

Caption: Brain scans showing the white-matter pathways involved in everyday learning: Top, the pathway shown in red connects the medial prefrontal cortex to the ventral striatum and, bottom, the pathway shown in blue connects the medial prefrontal cortex to the thalamus.

Credit: Courtesy of Gregory Samanez-Larkin

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