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October 3, 2008

Brain Circuitry — i on NIH — episode #0013, segment 1

Human imaging studies have for the first time identified brain circuitry associated with social status. Caroline Zink is a Ph.D. researcher with the National Institute of Mental Health's Genes Cognition and Psychosis Program. She explains that different brain areas are activated when a person moves up or down in a pecking order, or social hierarchy.

Transcripts available at: http://www.nih.gov/news/vodcast/2008/e0012.htm#braincircuitry

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