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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

A reward prediction error causes a decrease in dopamine, allowing for people to learn from the event.

Stress research could result in better treatment

GREY KAMASZ, Evergreen reporter March 24, 2022

WSU researchers are studying how brain activity is altered under conditions of chronic stress. The lateral habenula (LHb) is a region of the brain that influences the output of dopamine — a brain...

People who look at nature scenes have more focus and concentration than those who look at concrete.

Your brain on nature

ISABELLE BUSCH September 23, 2021

I don’t know about you, but honestly, I haven’t been doing too well lately. Sure, I’m keeping my grades up, but being academically healthy isn’t everything. Coming to campus has been really difficult....

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