When aromatase+ neurons are depleted, both male and female mice are slower to show aggressive signs, a new study reports.
A new study reports prolonged exposure to stress can result in structural changes to the amygdala in mice.
A new study reports on how a molecule associated in regulating stress may help determine the outcomes of social behavior.
Darcin, a sex pheromone named after Jane Austen's famous Mr. Darcy, alters cells in the brain's emotional center of female mice, giving them the power to assess sexual readiness and help with mate selection.
Strengthened amygdala pathways increase aggression in those who have experienced trauma. The findings could lead to new treatments for PTSD.