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"Making and breaking fear memories" by Steve Maren, University Distinguished Professor and Claude H. Everett, Jr. '47 Chair of Liberal Arts, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Texas A&M University

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Topics
neuroscience, traumatic memories
Sponsor
Neuroscience Program
Location
Beckman Institute, Room 1005
Date
Oct 2, 2018   4:00 - 5:00 pm  
Speaker
Steve Maren
Contact
Justin Rhodes
E-Mail
jrhodes@illinois.edu
Views
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Originating Calendar
Neuroscience Program Seminars
Learning to fear threats in the environment is critical for survival, but often leads to mental illnesses including PTSD. Once learned, traumatic memories can be suppressed—though this is often short-lived. New work reveals how brain circuits that make and break traumatic memories function to regulate fear and its relapse.
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