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Serotonin promotes perseverance

  1. 8.3.2018

    It was thought that the neurotransmitter serotonin most likely acted by inhibiting behavior. Now, scientists at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown have shown that general idea to be wrong.

    We had never seen an active behavior promoted by serotonin. This is, to my knowledge, the first time such a behavior has been observed when serotonin-producing neurons are activated. – Eran Lottem

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