Imagine you are faced with a tough decision. Here’s what your brain is doing.

In Brain General Structure and Function, Brain Science by Brainy Days Ahead

Big decisions like changing jobs, moving, or deciding to start a family often involve positive and negative trade-offs that create anxiety. So, scientists use similar trade-offs in research to learn how to help people with anxiety or depression. In this break-through study, MIT researchers find new evidence of where this struggle is carried out in the brain and actually are able to manipulate the striosomes in rats to change their behavior.