Problems sleeping? You’re not alone; every year, around 40 million Americans experience insomnia, with some cases warranting drug treatment. But new research may pave the way to a more effective treatment option; in a mouse study, researchers found that a brain circuit involved in reward response is also crucial for sleep.
Researchers find a brain circuit involved in reward response – the ventral segmental area – also plays a key role in sleep preparation.
Source: Reward-related brain circuit is vital for sleep, researchers discover – Medical News Today