Tag Archives: neurocircuitry

What do you do when counting sheep just doesn’t cut it? Look at neurocircuitry!

Most of us can attest to having trouble getting a good night’s sleep from time-to-time. We lie awake worrying about something that happened during the day, or the room is the wrong temperature or a scary movie we just watched … Continue reading

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It’s all in your head: The neurocircuitry of addiction

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, abuse of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs costs over $600 billion annually due to crime, lost work productivity, and healthcare expenses.  Brain chemistry can be one of the reasons why it is … Continue reading

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Great Scott! Could time travel be a movement disorder?

Who hasn’t seen “Back to the Future”?  A great movie about a kid named Marty McFly, played by Michael J. Fox, whose goal is to go back to the future after he repairs the damage he inadvertently caused when he … Continue reading

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