electrical stimulation of a brain network can rebalance the emotional state of patients most severely afflicted with OCD
What is optogenetics?
this study could help experts identify brain activity patterns by indicating when the most effective time is to deliver treatment.
The normal mice waited until just before the water reached them to begin grooming – this type of behavior is called optimization.
mice without the gene never picked up this behavior optimization.
The mice completely stopped their compulsive behavior as soon as the researchers stimulated their light-sensitive cortical cells