Brain Circuit Affected by Parkinson’s, Similar Disorders Mapped in Detail

Brain Circuit Affected by Parkinson’s, Similar Disorders Mapped in Detail

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Brain Circuit Affected by Parkinson’s, Similar Disorders Mapped in Detail

Mapping of a brain circuit that is of particular relevance to neurological diseases such as Parkinson’s and Huntington’s revealed key features about its architecture and information flow, a study in mice reported. This brain circuit involves a looping connection between the cortex, the basal ganglia, and the thalamus — and back to the cortex. These regions are involved in the control of movement, emotions, and complex cognitive activities, like learning and memory. Study findings are…

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