Brookhaven National Laboratory Researchers Develop Technique to Visualize "Your Brain on Drugs"

Published: Apr 27, 2010

Newswise — Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed an imaging protocol that allows them to visualize the activity of the brain’s reward circuitry in both normal individuals and those addicted to drugs. The technique could lead to better insight into why people take recreational drugs as well as help determine which treatment strategies might be most effective.

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