Copenhagen, Denmark. 4th May, 2017. The Lundbeck Foundation's major research prize – The Brain Prize – goes this year to three UK-based brain researchers for explaining how learning is associated with the reward system of the brain. The prizewinners have found a key to understanding the mechanisms in the brain that lead to compulsive gambling, drug addiction and alcoholism. The Brain prize is the world's biggest prize within brain research. Credit: Matthew James Harrison/Alamy Live News

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Copenhagen, Denmark. 4th May, 2017. The Lundbeck Foundation's major research prize – The Brain Prize – goes this year to three UK-based brain researchers for explaining how learning is associated with the reward system of the brain. The prizewinners have found a key to understanding the mechanisms in the brain that lead to compulsive gambling, drug addiction and alcoholism. The Brain prize is the world's biggest prize within brain research. Credit: Matthew James Harrison/Alamy Live News
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Copenhagen, Denmark, Thursday 4th May??The Lundbeck Foundation's major research prize – The Brain Prize – goes this year to three UK-based brain researchers for explaining how learning is associated with the reward system of the brain. The prizewinners have found a key to understanding the mechanisms in the brain that lead to compulsive gambling, drug addiction and alcoholism. The Brain prize is the world's biggest prize within brain research. HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark handed over The Brain Prize award of €1m ($1.09m / £847,000) to the three researchers who are based in Great Britain. The event took place at The Black Diamond (Den Sorte Diamant) in Copenhagen.??The three winners are pictured at the event. From left to right are Peter Dayan, Ray Dolan and Wolfram Schultz. Also pictured is HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark.??Press contact: Metha Loumann mail: ml@methamedia.dk tel: +45 6082 0403 More info: http://www.thebrainprize.org/
Location: The Black Diamond, Copenhagen, Denmark

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