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Immune cells gobble up healthy but idle brain cells

Immune cells gobble up healthy but idle brain cells | AgroSup Dijon Veille Scientifique AgroAlimentaire - Agronomie | Scoop.it
Microglia destroy and eat under-used synapses in healthy brains – understanding how and why could help tackle neurodegenerative diseases...

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[VIDEO] The Vampire Economist and the Moral Molecule

In his new book, The Moral Molecule: The Source of Love and Prosperity, neuroeconomist Paul J. Zak discusses his research on oxytocin, what he calls the "moral molecule." For the past 10 years, Zak has been conducting the same kind of trust games that are common in experimental economics, but with a twist. Before and after the trust games, Zak has been taking blood samples with the goal of gaining a better understanding of how and why people trust others.

 

More on OXYTOCIN: http://www.scoop.it/t/science-news?q=oxytocin

 


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