Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Serotonin Stabilizes Social Memories

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This shows the hippocampusSerotonin-producing neurons in the brainstem release serotonin throughout the brain during moments of novel social encounters. The release of serotonin stimulates neurons in the medial septum via a subtype of serotonin-sensitive receptor molecules. Blocking the release of this receptor molecule prevents the formation of new social memories.