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Circuit and synaptic plasticity mechanisms of approach and avoidance social behavior.


Insular cortex to ventral striatum synapses encode valence of social interaction.

Author(s): Pedro Espinosa, Benoit Girard, Mattia Lucchini, Federica Campanelli, Valentina Tiriticco, Camilla Bellone
Published in: 2022
Publisher: BiorXiv
DOI: 10.1101/2022.11.08.515650

Deconstructing the contribution of sensory cues in social approach

Author(s): Alessandro Contestabile , Giulia Casarotto , Benoit Girard , Stamatina Tzanoulinou , Camilla Bellone
Published in: European Journal of Neuroscience, 2021, ISSN 1460-9568
Publisher: Wiley
DOI: 10.1111/ejn.15179

Oxytocin neurons mediate the effect of social isolation via the VTA circuits

Author(s): Stefano Musardo; Alessandro Contestabile; Marit Knoop; Olivier Baud; Camilla Bellone
Published in: Crossref, 2021, ISSN 2050-084X
Publisher: eLife Sciences Publications
DOI: 10.7554/elife.73421