We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience, read our Cookie Policy

Learning and Unlearning Fear Memories: an Adrenaline Ride

News   Sep 18, 2017 | Original Story from the RIKEN Brain Institute

 
Learning and Unlearning Fear: The Role of Adrenaline in the Brain

(left) Coronal section of the locus coeruleus with the different populations of cells labeled with different colored retrograde tracers from the amygdala or medial prefrontal cortex. (right) A schematic. Green-labeled cells projected to the amygdala and were needed for fear learning. Purple-labeled cells projected to the prefrontal cortex (PFC) and were needed for extinction learning. Credit: RIKEN

 
 
 

RELATED ARTICLES

Widespread Brain Inflammation Revealed in Post-treatment Lyme Disease

News

PET scanning has shown that 12 people with documented post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome all show elevation of a chemical marker of widespread brain inflammation, compared with 19 healthy controls.

READ MORE

New Study in Mice Reveals Unexpected Place for Learning, Memory in the Brain

News

Neuroscientists have revealed that a simple brain region, known for processing basic sensory information, can also guide complex feats of mental activity. The new study involving mice demonstrated that cells in the somatosensory cortex, the brain area responsible for touch, also play a key role in reward learning.

READ MORE

75,000-molecule Screen Reveals Amyloid-reducing Compound

News

Researchers have uncovered an enzyme and a biochemical pathway they believe may lead to the identification of drugs that could inhibit the production of beta-amyloid protein, the toxic initiator of Alzheimer’s disease (AD).

READ MORE

 

Like what you just read? You can find similar content on the communities below.

Neuroscience

To personalize the content you see on Technology Networks homepage, Log In or Subscribe for Free

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE