Persistence of Amygdala‐Hippocampal Connectivity and Multi‐Voxel Correlation Structures During Awake Rest After Fear Learning Predicts Long‐Term Expression of Fear

  title={Persistence of Amygdala‐Hippocampal Connectivity and Multi‐Voxel Correlation Structures During Awake Rest After Fear Learning Predicts Long‐Term Expression of Fear},
  author={Erno J. Hermans and Jonathan W. Kanen and Arielle Tambini and Guill{\'e}n Fern{\'a}ndez and Lila Davachi and Elizabeth A. Phelps},
  journal={Cerebral Cortex},
&NA; After encoding, memories undergo a process of consolidation that determines long‐term retention. For conditioned fear, animal models postulate that consolidation involves reactivations of neuronal assemblies supporting fear learning during postlearning “offline” periods. However, no human studies to date have investigated such processes, particularly in relation to long‐term expression of fear. We tested 24 participants using functional MRI on 2 consecutive days in a fear conditioning… 

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