Calcium-permeable AMPA receptor dynamics mediate fear memory erasure.

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Traumatic fear memories can be inhibited by behavioral therapy for humans, or by extinction training in rodent models, but are prone to recur. Under some conditions, however, these treatments generate a permanent effect on behavior, which suggests that emotional memory erasure has occurred. The neural basis for such disparate outcomes is unknown. We found… (More)
DOI: 10.1126/science.1195298

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