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When you put it that way... "...a cerebral circuit of evil..." ...no, that is absolutely ridiculous (no offense). In the human body (and generally in nature) there are only physical and biochemical mechanisms. All behaviours that are described by the behavioural sciences (e.g. psychology) can be interpreted by biochemical mechanisms. For example, if ...


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Short answer Excessive Acetylcholine (Ach) release seems to be related Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide (CGRP) inducing Ach leakage. CGRP is part of a general inflammatory response, in turn part of the pain response associated with trigger points. Background Physiologically spoken, acetylcholine (Ach) is released in the neuromuscular junction by the ...


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Short Answer- Yes, brain activity does cause temperature fluctuations in specific area. robust changes in brain temperature could occur in a temperature-stable environment following exposure to various salient somatosensory stimuli and during different types of motivated behaviors.  1 There are different points of view on why these fluctuations occur ...


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These substances are measured in mass concentration (Example: Dopamine), that is, mass per volume. The standard SI unit for this is mg/ml, but I've also seen ng/ml or other units. This is because they are usually used in solutions as an infusion. If you were to be just talking about how much neurotransmitter you have, you'd use any unit of mass.


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