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Exercise spurs the brain to make more mood-boosting hormone

Multi-coloured ight micrograph of dopamine crystals from aqueous solution.

Levels of the neurotransmitter dopamine (crystallized form, above) are often low in the brains of people with depression or Parkinson’s disease. Credit: M. I. Walker/Science Source/Science Picture Library

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Nature 605, 593 (2022)



  1. Bastioli, G. et al. J. Neurosci. (2022).

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