Title

Aggression: How the Anterior Cingulate Cortex Helps to Ensure a Fair Fight

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-7-2021

Publication Title

Current Biology

Volume

31

Issue

11

First page number:

R716

Last page number:

R718

Abstract

Violent behavior is the product of a diverse network of neural structures. A new study shows that the anterior cingulate cortex is important for helping to restrain overly aggressive acts, even within a fight, to ensure animals match their behavioral intensity with the challenge posed by their opponents.

Disciplines

Behavioral Neurobiology

Language

English

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