Learning and memory: Early warning

  title={Learning and memory: Early warning},
  author={Katherine Whalley},
  journal={Nature Reviews Neuroscience},
During fear conditioning, animals learn to associate a previously neutral sensory stimulus, such as a particular odour (termed the conditioned stimulus), with an aversive experience (typically a footshock). Such fear learning alters processing in higher brain regions, but little is known about its impact on the sensory neurons that provide the initial input… CONTINUE READING