Coherent amygdalocortical theta promotes fear memory consolidation during paradoxical sleep.

@article{Popa2010CoherentAT,
  title={Coherent amygdalocortical theta promotes fear memory consolidation during paradoxical sleep.},
  author={Daniela M Popa and Sevil Duvarci and Andrei T. Popescu and Cl{\'e}ment L{\'e}na and Denis Par{\'e}},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2010},
  volume={107 14},
  pages={6516-9}
}
Brain activity in sleep plays a crucial role in memory consolidation, an offline process that determines the long-term strength of memory traces. Consolidation efficacy differs across individuals, but the brain activity dynamics underlying these differences remain unknown. Here, we studied how interindividual variability in fear memory consolidation relates to neural activity in brain structures that participate in Pavlovian fear learning. From the end of training to testing 24 h later, some… CONTINUE READING
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