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Unformatted text preview: emerged, particularly in the hypothalamus. These neural characteristics predicted lower levels of reward dependence, specifically in male risk allele carriers. Our findings identify sex-dependent mechanisms impacting the structure and function of hypothalamic-limbic circuits that are of potential clinical and translational significance. Tost, H., Kolachana, B., Hakimi, S., Lemaitre, H., Verchinski, B., Mattay, V., et al. (2010). A common allele in the oxytocin receptor gene (OXTR) impacts prosocial temperament and human hypothalamic-limbic structure and function. PNAS Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America , 107 (31), 13936-13941. doi:10.1073/pnas.1003296107....
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2011 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Brown,b during the Spring '08 term at BYU.
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