Dissociating response systems: Erasing fear from memory

@article{Soeter2010DissociatingRS,
  title={Dissociating response systems: Erasing fear from memory},
  author={Marieke Soeter and Merel Kindt},
  journal={Neurobiology of Learning and Memory},
  year={2010},
  volume={94},
  pages={30-41}
}
In addition to the extensive evidence in animals, we previously showed that disrupting reconsolidation by noradrenergic blockade produced amnesia for the original fear response in humans. Interestingly, the declarative memory for the fear association remained intact. These results asked for a solid replication. Moreover, given the constructive nature of memories, the intact recollection of the fear association could eventually 'rebuild' the fear memory, resulting in the spontaneous recovery of… Expand
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