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2015-01-21 13:49:23

The brain may use new pathways to recall old memories, including those of the traumatic events that can trigger post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

2012-01-27 14:26:09

In a 2007 episode of the television show Boston Legal, a character claimed to have figured out that a cop was racist because his amygdala activated – displaying fear, when they showed him pictures of black people.

2011-02-09 14:48:18

New research examines the anxious brain during a fear conditioning task and provides insight into why some individuals may be more or less prone to anxiety disorders.

2011-01-12 16:03:09

Mice previously exposed to traumatic situations demonstrate a more persistent memory of fear conditioning - acquired by associating an acoustic stimulus with an aversive stimulus - and lack the ability to inhibit this fear.

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2010-04-03 08:54:07

The brain is capable of holding and retrieving memories for specific fears, revealing a more sophisticated storage and recall capacity than previously thought, neuroscientists have found.

2009-10-01 10:18:24

Mizzou scientists find new research on the brain and fear that could help victims of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

2009-07-07 11:00:58

Fear is a powerful emotion and neuroscientists have for the first time located the neurons responsible for fear conditioning in the mammalian brain. Fear conditioning is a form of Pavlovian, or associative, learning and is considered to be a model system for understanding human phobias, post-traumatic stress disorder and other anxiety disorders.


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