Trigger warnings shown before TV shows may have the opposite effect than is intended. Researchers found trigger warnings may prolong negative characteristics associated with bad memories. They also do not increase a person's use of coping strategies.
A new study reports women who have experienced sexual violence have more vivid memories than women coping with other traumatic experiences. Sexual violence survivors, researchers report, have more intense memories decades after the attack has occurred, which are difficult for them to forget.
The prefrontal cortex goes goes through a rearrangement during adolescence, where it forms a significant number of new connections to the hippocampus, a new study reports.
According to a new study, sleep deprivation could prevent people who have experienced a traumatic event from consolidating the negative memories.
A new neuroimaging study provides clues about trauma memory and how it is processed in the brain.