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What does NAcc stand for?

NAcc stands for Nucleus Accumbens (brain region)


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The main areas are the ventral tegmental area (VTA) located in the mid-brain just above the hippocampus and in front of the substantia nigra; the nucleus accumbens (NAc) in the striatum just below the front end of the corpus callosum; and the prefrontal cortex, located just behind the forehead and just in front of the motor areas of the cortex.
The research found that a particular protein known as p11 in the nucleus accumbens was associated with experiencing pleasure and a sense of satisfaction that is often absent in severe depression.
Neuropsychologist David Lewis said the reason why fans would give up sex for a year is to be found in a region of the brain called the nucleus accumbens.