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Genes for learning, remembering and forgetting

Genes for learning, remembering and forgetting | Mom Psych | Scoop.it
Certain genes and proteins that promote growth and development of embryos also play a surprising role in sending chemical signals that help adults learn, remember, forget and perhaps become addicted, biologists have discovered.
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Deprived of sex, jilted flies drink more alcohol

Deprived of sex, jilted flies drink more alcohol | Mom Psych | Scoop.it

A tiny molecule in the fly's brain called neuropeptide F governs this behavior, and a similar neuropeptide in humans may likewise connect social triggers to behaviors like excessive drinking and drug abuse. More evidence suggesting that social interaction (not necessarily just sex!) is of huge importance to human health~

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