A stable sparse fear memory trace in human amygdala.

Abstract

Pavlovian fear conditioning is highly conserved across species, providing a powerful model of aversive learning. In rodents, fear memory is stored and reactivated under the influence of the amygdala. There is no evidence for an equivalent mechanism in primates, and an opposite mechanism is proposed whereby primate amygdala contributes only to an initial… (More)
DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1524-11.2011

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