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University of North Carolina Health Care

UNC Study Shows How 2 Brain Areas Interact to Trigger Divergent Emotional Behaviors

Caption: This is a microscopy image showing inhibitory fibers from the BNST that innervate the VTA. Stimulation of these fibers (green) produce rewarding and anti-anxiety phenotypes in mice.

Credit: Stuber Lab, UNC School of Medicine

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