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Are male brains wired to ignore food for sex?
October 16, 2014
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Choosing between two good things can be tough. When animals must decide between feeding and mating, it can get even trickier. In a discovery that might ring true even for some humans, researchers have shown that male brains--at least in nematodes--will suppress the ability to locate food in order to instead focus on finding a mate.Full Story
University of Rochester Medical Center
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