An animal's reaction to an odor or food or other stimuli depends largely on past experiences and how they have been entered into memory.
Nitrous oxide administered after a traumatic event may help to prevent distressing memories from 'sticking' in the brain, suggests new UCL research.
After a traumatic experience, the details we remember surrounding the event are sometimes foggy. According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, consumers remember the least when they feel the most threatened.
The world's surging population is a big driver of environmental woes but the issue is complex and solutions are few, experts at a major conference here say.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Being in captivity for just a few weeks can reduce the volume of the hippocampus by as much as 23 percent, according to a new Cornell study.