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Behavioural effects of cocaine reversed

Cocaine use causes lasting changes in behaviour by altering the strength of connections between neurons. The finding that these changes can be reversed in mice suggests strategies that could be used to treat drug addiction. See Letter p.71

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Figure 1: Normalizing the locomotor response to cocaine in mice.

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Wolf, M. Behavioural effects of cocaine reversed. Nature 481, 36–37 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1038/481036a

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