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Title: 427th Brookhaven Lecture

The increasing number of obese individuals in the U.S. and other countries world-wide adds urgency to the need to understand the mechanisms underlying pathological overeating. Research by the speaker more »and others at Brookhaven National Laboratory and elsewhere is compiling evidence that the brain circuits disrupted in obesity are similar to those involved in drug addiction. Using positron emission tomography (PET), the speaker and his colleagues have implicated brain dopamine in the normal and the pathological intake of food by humans.« less
Title: 427th Brookhaven Lecture
Publication Date: 2007-09-26
OSTI Identifier: 987874
Other Number(s): Other: BNL_Lecture_09-07
Resource Type: Multimedia
Specific Type: Multimedia Presentation
Publisher: Brookhaven WBNL Streaming Media
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:59:02
System Entry Date: 2016-01-28