Relief memory consolidation requires protein synthesis within the nucleus accumbens.


Relief learning refers to the association of a stimulus with the relief from an aversive event. The thus-learned relief stimulus then can induce, e.g., an attenuation of the startle response or approach behavior, indicating positive valence. Previous studies revealed that the nucleus accumbens is essential for the acquisition and retrieval of relief memory… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2016.01.016


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