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Neural Mechanisms Underlying Motivation of Mental Versus Physical Effort

Schmidt, L. et al. PLos Biology Incentive motivation refers to the process in the brain by which we translate the expectation of a potential reward into the effort required to do an action, as for instance when the expected paycheck … Continue reading

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Mayo Clinic: Hospitalization of US underage drinkers common, costs $755 million a year

Nick Hanson EurekAlert ROCHESTER, Minn. — Hospitalization for underage drinking is common in the United States, and it comes with a price tag — the estimated total cost for these hospitalizations is about $755 million per year, a Mayo Clinic … Continue reading

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Prader-Willi Syndrome (Can’t Stop Eating Documentary)

At birth, babies with Prader-Willi syndrome are usually small and floppy, with low muscle tone, and have problems feeding. They may have small hands and feet, and boys may have undescended testicles. The babies are slow to start walking and … Continue reading

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