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University of British Columbia Scientists Find Brain Region That Helps You Make Up Your Mind


11/25/2013 6:39:45 AM

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One of the smallest parts of the brain is getting a second look after new research suggests it plays a crucial role in decision making. A University of British Columbia study published in Nature Neuroscience says the lateral habenula, a region of the brain linked to depression and avoidance behaviours, has been largely misunderstood and may be integral in cost-benefit decisions.

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