Mouse study reveals sleep deprivation can increase the risk of cocaine addiction. Too little sleep increases the reward properties of cocaine, researchers report.
Cocaine and sucrose neuron ensembles in the nucleus accumbens are mostly non-overlapping.
Astrocytes respond to cocaine exposure in the brains of mice by promoting the formation of new synapses.
A new study reveals the role the claustrum plays in cocaine addiction. Inhibiting claustral neurons prevented behavioral responses to cocaine in mouse models of addiction.
Reducing H3Q5dop in rat models of cocaine withdrawal significantly reversed cocaine mediated gene expression changes and reduced cocaine-seeking behaviors.