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Study provides greater understanding of psychology behind fear

Study provides greater understanding of psychology behind fear

Research could lead to development of new therapies that reduce pathological fear in PTSD

Research could lead to development of new therapies that reduce pathological fear in PTSD

Research findings shed light on brain’s ability to make split-second decisions

Research findings shed light on brain’s ability to make split-second decisions

Caltech researchers discover brain region that judges intensity, ambiguity of facial expressions

Caltech researchers discover brain region that judges intensity, ambiguity of facial expressions

Alcoholism may have different effects on the brain’s reward system of women than in men

Alcoholism may have different effects on the brain’s reward system of women than in men

TSRI study could lead to personalized treatments for alcohol dependence

TSRI study could lead to personalized treatments for alcohol dependence

History of early life abuse may affect concentration abilities

History of early life abuse may affect concentration abilities

Neurons derived from precursor cells may regulate innate reproductive and aggressive behaviors

Neurons derived from precursor cells may regulate innate reproductive and aggressive behaviors

Method based on genetic information predicts response to drugs in epileptic patients

Method based on genetic information predicts response to drugs in epileptic patients

Sleep deprivation hinders ability to identify facial expressions, study finds

Sleep deprivation hinders ability to identify facial expressions, study finds

Medications that increase effect of natural brain opioids may be better way to reduce anxiety

Medications that increase effect of natural brain opioids may be better way to reduce anxiety

Stanford researchers understand how neural networks in the brain form associations

Stanford researchers understand how neural networks in the brain form associations

MPFI researchers develop new tool to study CaMKII kinetics in learning and memory

MPFI researchers develop new tool to study CaMKII kinetics in learning and memory

Researchers identify underlying cause of obsessive-compulsive disorder

Researchers identify underlying cause of obsessive-compulsive disorder

Blocking hypocretin signaling may provide new avenue for treating cocaine addiction, study suggests

Blocking hypocretin signaling may provide new avenue for treating cocaine addiction, study suggests

Cerebellum can be responsible for brain alterations linked to drug addiction, research shows

Cerebellum can be responsible for brain alterations linked to drug addiction, research shows

New research reveals brain chemistry involved in human bonding

New research reveals brain chemistry involved in human bonding

ADHD linked to delayed development of five brain regions, study suggests

ADHD linked to delayed development of five brain regions, study suggests

TSRI scientists describe how key molecules in the brain work together to trigger intense anxiety

TSRI scientists describe how key molecules in the brain work together to trigger intense anxiety

Horror movie scenes help researchers identify key neural pathway for processing fear

Horror movie scenes help researchers identify key neural pathway for processing fear