Fear Memory

Fear Memory

Brain Circuit Might be Targeted to Inhibit Threat Response in the Presence of a “Safety” Signal
Researchers have discovered a brain circuit that appears to enable both rodents and people to inhibit their threat response in... 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
Findings About a Fear-Driven Learning Circuit Could Inform Efforts to Develop More Effective Ptsd Treatments
Fearful experiences leave behind fearful memories. These memories can help us learn to be more careful. But they become destructive... Read More