Andy’s Quick Hits (190): Controlling social mingling by laser

There has been plenty of research into brain areas that contribute to our social brain but these researchers around Stephen Mague at Duke University went a step, or two, further and managed to identify a network that controls social mingling in mice. What’s more they could then manipulate the network to make the mice more, or less, gregarious.



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The brain and human behaviour, in business, society, learning, and health.