Brain and Behavior Research Foundation

Researchers Pinpoint Biological Differences Underlying the Way Males and Females Process Fear Memories

Researchers Pinpoint Biological Differences Underlying the Way Males and Females Process Fear Memories

Males and females have different susceptibility to trauma- and stress-related disorders like anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), past studies have revealed. For instance, women develop PTSD at twice the rate of men. Researchers want to know why this is.