Dopamine neurons have a role in movement, new study finds (Nature Neuroscience)

By Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research Princeton University researchers have found that dopamine - a brain chemical involved in learning, motivation and many other functions - also has a direct role in representing or encoding movement. The finding could help researchers better understand dopamine's role in movement-related disorders such as Parkinson's disease. … Continue reading Dopamine neurons have a role in movement, new study finds (Nature Neuroscience)