Olfactory fear conditioning paradigm in rats: effects of midazolam, propranolol or scopolamine.

@article{Kroon2009OlfactoryFC,
  title={Olfactory fear conditioning paradigm in rats: effects of midazolam, propranolol or scopolamine.},
  author={Juliana A V Kroon and Antonio de P{\'a}dua Carobrez},
  journal={Neurobiology of learning and memory},
  year={2009},
  volume={91 1},
  pages={32-40}
}
In rodents, fear conditioned responses are more pronounced toward olfactory stimulus, since olfaction is a dominant sense in these subjects. The present study was outlined to investigate if the association between coffee odor (CS1) and electrical footshock (US) would be an effective model for the study of fear-induced behavior and whether compounds used in humans for emotional-related disorders such as midazolam, propranolol, or scopolamine, applied during the different stages of fear… CONTINUE READING