Newly identified 'extinction neurons' in the hippocampus suppress fearful memories when activated, and allow the memories to return when deactivated. The findings may provide new treatment avenues for PTSD, phobias, and anxiety.
Disrupting memories associated with environmental cues significantly reduces cocaine seeking behaviors in rat models of addiction, a new study reports.
A new study reveals we trust, or distrust, strangers based on their resemblance to people we have experienced in the past.
Researchers look deeper look at the impact of associative learning, especially when it comes to the current political climate.
Researchers report caffeinated drinks reduce our ability to taste just how sweet something is. Ironically, this makes us crave sweet tastes more.
Computational modeling and neuroimaging could help differentiate people with psychosis from those who experience auditory hallucinations without the disorder.
Researchers trace the Pavlovian response to a small cluster of neurons in the striatum.
A new approach may lead to a better understanding of how we learn and how addictions develop.