Involvement of the caudal granular insular cortex in alcohol self-administration in rats.

Animal models of substance abuse have established a role for the caudal granular insular cortex (CGIC) in drug taking behaviour for several addictive substances, yet nothing has thus far been reported for alcohol. The current research was undertaken to examine the involvement of the CGIC in a rat model of alcohol self-administration. We investigated the… (More)