A new study shows that some people are better at controlling unwanted thoughts than others—and that this ability is related to the concentration of a certain neurotransmitter in the brain’s hippocampus. Those with more of the neurotransmitter GABA were better able to inhibit unwanted thoughts. The finding may have implications for the treatment of anxiety and depression.

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一項新研究表明,有些人比其他人更擅於控制不必要的想法。這項能力與大腦海馬體中某種神經遞質(GABA)的濃度有關。 大腦的GABA越多,抑制不必要想法的能力便越高。這項研究結果或許會對治療焦慮及抑鬱有所幫助。


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