The brain’s hippocampus and prefrontal cortex do interact after all—and without their teamwork, we’d have no impulse control.
“We found that when we prevented these two structures from communicating with each other, like humans with compulsive disorders, rats persisted with behaviors that were not good for them; they didn’t correct their errant behaviors and could not control their natural urges,” says study leader Yogita Chudasama of McGill University.
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