Acoustic Startle Reflex

Known as: Reflex, Acoustic Startle, Startle Reflex, Acoustic 
Startle reaction elicited by a sudden, unexpected auditory stimulus.
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1997
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1997
The effects of darkness on startle reactivity and prepulse inhibition were investigated in two studies with 25 subjects… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Previously, we demonstrated that transection of the fimbria/fornix blocked the excitatory effect of corticotropin-releasing… (More)
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1997
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1997
Previous studies have shown that the amplitude of the acoustic startle reflex is increased by the presentation of aversive… (More)
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1995
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1995
The goal of this work was to test the involvement of the central nucleus and basolateral complex of the amygdala in fear… (More)
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1993
1993
Preclinical studies have suggested the acoustic startle reflex (ASR) may be a useful animal model to investigate the… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Intracerebroventricular infusion of corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) (0.1-1.0 micrograms) produced a pronounced, dose… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The effects of fear/anticipatory anxiety on the acoustic startle reflex were investigated in humans using a paradigm involving… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
RECEPTORS for N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) seem to have a critical role in synaptic plasticity1–4. NMDA antagonists (such as AP5… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
Administration of footshock (500-ms duration, 0.2-1.4 mA) increased the amplitude of the startle reflex for a long time after its… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
The latency of the acoustic startle reflex in the rat is 8 msec, measured from tone onset to the beginning of the… (More)
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