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Archive for February 26, 2014

Fear Factor- How it Works in the Brain

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What are you afraid of? Like it or not your brain knows and now, scientists are starting to understand how it does it.

Scientists at┬áColumbia University in New York have found the neurons responsible for preventing mice from forming fearful memories by looking at a part of the brain called the hippocampus [no, that isn’t where hippos go for an education; yes, that was a awful attempt at a joke].

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