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How a seahorse-shaped brain structure may help us recognize others

(Harvard Medical School) Study in mice reveals an oxytocin-sensitive brain circuit that regulates social memory formation, recognitionResults shed light on brain's ability to sort out confusion by reconciling conflicting social stimuliScientists map the neural pathway that relays social memories throughout various brain regionsFindings propel understanding of anomalies in social behavior seen in neurodevelopmental, neurologic and psychiatric disorders.
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