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Area of brain responsible for exercise motivation discovered

An area of the brain that could control a person?s motivation to exercise and participate in other rewarding activities -? potentially leading to improved treatments for depression -- has been discovered by researchers. "Changes in physical activity and the inability to enjoy rewarding or pleasurable experiences are two hallmarks of major depression," one researcher said.
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