Oct 26, Journal Club: Neural Substrate behind Social Dominance in Mice

Ever wonder how Charlie Sheen keeps #winning? Ever question the validity behind DJ Khaled’s “All I do is win, win, win, no matter what”?

Turns out, their history of winning is actually justifed by Neuroscience research! Zhou et. al have found that a history of winning remodels the thalamo-PFC circuit to reinforce social dominance. In other words, those who win are likely to win again!

To learn more about the Neuroscience behind winning and social dominance, come out to UNC’s Journal Club meeting this Thursday in BUCH B219 from 5:30-6:30pm. You can find the paper below

Don’t take an L — take a WIN by coming to Journal Club this Thursday!

Paper: Zhou, T. et al. (2017). History of winning remodels thalamo-PFC circuit to reinforce social dominance. Science, 357(6347), 162–168. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aak972

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