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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

 
 
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