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Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Stress on Young Brain

Caption: Peripuberty stressed rats show increased activation in the amygdala (involved in emotional processing) and blunted activation in the orbitofrontal cortex (involved in social decision-making).

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