By Ashik Siddique | Apr 12, 2013 06:50 AM EDT
Neuroimaging explains what happens in your brain when you love a new music track so much you want to download it. Whether it’s a crescendo or a beat drop, your nucleus accumbens brings the pleasure.
By Makini Brice | Dec 13, 2012 04:05 PM EST
Controversy is brewing over a controversial procedure practiced in China. The procedure, ablation of the nucleus accumbens, requires surgeons to burn away part of the pleasure center of the brain.