addiction

“Using the protein regulator of G protein signaling–14 (RGS-14) as a tool, we found that the expression of this protein into layer 6 neurons of rat-brain area V2 promoted the conversion of a normal short-term ORM that normally lasts for 45 minutes into long-term memory detectable even after many months.”

Role of Layer 6 of V2 Visual Cortex in Object-Recognition Memory — López-Aranda et al. 325 (5936): 87 — Science

“A disorder characterized by the excessive consumption of and dependence on type, leading to physical and psychological harm and impaired social and vocational functioning. Also called typographical abuse, font dependence. “

:: Lasker Awards 2006 ::