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High-Fat Diet in Mice Affects Social Behavior Across Generations
Pups born to mice whose mothers had been fed a high-fat diet showed social deficits, a study shows. 
High-Fat Diet in Mice Affects Social Behavior Across Generations
High-Fat Diet in Mice Affects Social Behavior Across Generations

Pups born to mice whose mothers had been fed a high-fat diet showed social deficits, a study shows. 

Pups born to mice whose mothers had been fed a high-fat diet showed social deficits, a study shows. 

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T Cells and Neurons Talk to Each Other
Ashley Yeager | Oct 1, 2020 | 10+ min read
Conversations between the immune and central nervous systems are proving to be essential for the healthy social behavior, learning, and memory.
Infographic: How Cytokines Flow into and out of the Brain
Ashley Yeager | Oct 1, 2020 | 2 min read
Several routes exist for immune cells to communicate with neurons in the central nervous system, though T cells rarely come in direct contact with neural tissue.
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Serotonin and Dopamine Responsible for the Pros and Cons of MDMA
Ruth Williams | Dec 11, 2019 | 3 min read
A study in mice suggests serotonin release underlies the drug’s prosocial effects while dopamine mediates the rewarding properties that drive its potential for abuse.
Octopuses On Ecstasy Reveal Commonalities with Humans
Shawna Williams | Sep 21, 2018 | 2 min read
Just as in people, the drug stimulates the animals to behave more socially.
Oxytocin Makes Time Fly
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 1, 2018 | 2 min read
Can people’s social skills affect their experience of time?
Dogs’ Friendly Demeanor Written in Their DNA
Bob Grant | Jul 20, 2017 | 2 min read
Researchers pinpoint the genes that make pooches so dang affable.
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