What is dopamine?

This video describes some of the cognitive functions of dopamine in your brain. For more information visit http://www.iplant.eu or check out the dopamine fan page on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/Dopaminejunkies Images: 3D rendering of the chemical structure of dopamine -- adapted from original, © Karl Harrison http://www.3dchem.com/molecules.asp?ID=289 Dopamine neurons and pathways in the brain -- adapted from original, © CNSforum http://www.cnsforum.com Projection patterns from the ventral tegmental area -- from Fields et al (2007) VTA Neurons in Learned Appetitive Behavior and Positive Reinforcement.

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