Fear

Fear

Experiments in Rodents Suggest Feasibility of Modifying or Erasing Traumatic Fear Memories
Researchers led by BBRF Scientific Council member and 2017 Distinguished Investigator Stephen Maren, Ph.D. , report they have demonstrated in... Read More
Unconscious Exposure to a Feared Stimulus Can Reduce Fear, Study Shows
For many years, exposure therapy has been a first-line behavioral treatment for people diagnosed with anxiety disorders such as social... Read More
Non-invasive Brain Stimulation Reduced Fear and Anxiety in a Preliminary Trial
Researchers have reported success in a preliminary effort to use non-invasive brain stimulation to reduce fear and anxiety . The... Read More
Gut Organisms Impact the Ability to Extinguish Fear
Research in recent years has suggested linkages between the microbial content of the human gut and brain and behavior disorders... Read More
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... Read More