Technique means mice get no kick from cocaine
- 29 February 2016
Oxford researchers have found a way to break the association between the memory of a drug experience and the particular location where it has occurred.
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In an experiment carried out on mice, a team from the MRC Brain Network Dynamics Unit at the University of Oxford's Department of Pharmacology was able to disrupt the usual representation of a place in the brain, allowing an alternative neuronal representation of the same place to emerge.