A new study reports reducing the strength of communication between the amygdala and prefrontal cortex helps reduce fear levels in mice.
Findings could lead to the development of new treatments to reduce the effects of PTSD, researchers say.
A new study reveals execution of action is a combination of random and predictable components that are processed in different brain regions.
Histamines may help to reduce tics associated with Tourette syndrome, a new mouse study finds.
A new study reports adolescent male mice fed with a diet lacking Omega-3 fatty acids performed worse on memory tests and showed increased anxiety during adulthood.
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.
Reducing the excitation-inhibition ratio by diminishing excitability of pyramidal neurons or increasing excitability of PV neurons led mice to spend more time engaged in social encounters. Researchers believe the excitation-inhibition balance may play a key role in autism and normal social behavior.
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RIKEN researchers report neurons in the locus coeruleus play a key role in emotional and flexible learning.
A new study from NYU reveals how our brains organize experiences based on their similarities.
Researchers have revealed a new, non-invasive, pre-clinical biomarker for Alzheimer's disease.