Researchers have been able to distinguish which people with Parkinson’s disease are susceptible to developing impulsivity and compulsive behaviours when treated with dopamine-replacement drugs. A Queensland-led study used high-resolution diffusion MRI to image the brains of 57 people with Parkinson’s disease in real time while they were gambling in a virtual casino. The gambling task ...
PD brain networks for impulsivity mapped by MRI in virtual casino
By Mardi Chapman
7 Nov 2019