Increased rates of the neurotransmitters glutamate and serotonin are related to extreme aggression in male mice, finds a fresh study, indicating a similar mechanism could drive psychopathy and violence in human males. 120 more words
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MSG gets a bad rap; it shouldn’t.
There is a close relationship between an individual’s perception of umami taste and that individual’s physical condition. 166 more words
Hypersynchronic Mental Automatisms: An Innovative Psychiatric Hypothesis Reaffirming Its Validity for Fifteen Years
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This paper deals with certain psychic automatisms that are usually diagnosed as psychiatric symptoms or as simple partial seizures. 2.110 more words
NIH study in rodents identifies a pathway that starts with glutamate and ends with activation of dopamine reward system. Details of the role of glutamate, the brain’s excitatory chemical, in a drug reward pathway have been identified for the first time. 442 more words