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The motivation center of the mouse brain in 3D

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A 3D-model of the mouse brain (gray) showing the dorsal striatum (green), which includes the striosome. CSHL researchers discovered that the striosome is a complex motivation center, involved with signaling reward or punishment during learning tasks. Model: Allen Brain Atlas, Mouse Brain Connectivity Atlas,

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