News tagged with fear memory

Researchers discover how to erase memory

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers working with mice have discovered that by removing a protein from the region of the brain responsible for recalling fear, they can permanently delete traumatic memories. Their report on a molecular ...

dateNov 01, 2010 in Medical research
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Protected fear memories

(PhysOrg.com) -- In the latest issue of Science, researchers from the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Switzerland, show how a class of proteins surrounding nerve cells allows fear memories to persis ...

dateSep 11, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Researchers use computational models to study fear

The brain is a complex system made of billions of neurons and thousands of connections that relate to every human feeling, including one of the strongest emotions, fear. Most neurological fear studies have been rooted in ...

dateSep 30, 2009 in Neuroscience
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