Fear renewal preferentially activates ventral hippocampal neurons projecting to both amygdala and prefrontal cortex in rats

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Anxiety, trauma and stress-related disorders are often characterized by a loss of context-appropriate emotional responding. The contextual retrieval of emotional memory involves hippocampal projections to the medial prefrontal cortex and amygdala; however the relative contribution of these projections is unclear. To address this question, we characterized… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/srep08388

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