Daily release of glucocorticoids depends on coordination between the clock gene and activity rhythms of neurons within two parts of the hypothalamus.
Regardless of symptom severity, otherwise healthy young people diagnosed with COVID-19 develop abnormalities with the system that governs the fight-or-flight response in the sympathetic nervous system.
Study reveals a key role for the ventromedial hypothalamus in fight or flight behaviors. Findings suggest the ventromedial hypothalamus alters in response to social experiences.
Using fear as a political platform has created a resurgence in feelings of tribalism. The utilization of fear as a political tool is uninformed, illogical and can result in increased social violence. A new study looks at the impact of the politics of fear on tribalism.
In a study exploring the neural correlates of the fight or flight response, people who choose to flee perceive a greater threat, leading them to behaviorally and mentally disengage from a situation, researchers report.
During times of mental stress, young veterans with PTSD show increased 'fight or flight' response, a new study reports.
A new study reports TRPV1 controls the nerves that release noradrenaline and affects core body temperature during the 'fight or flight' response.
A new study links spending time in nature with better health and enhanced functioning of the immune system.