Peeking inside a mouse’s head to understand PTSD
What are our brains doing when we see something scary?
Recent research found brain regions that may recognize a fearful place and lead to defensive behaviors.
What can cause our brains to forget?
Recent research suggests microglia, the immune cells in your brain, are responsible for forgetting memories.
Scary movies and haunted houses: understanding the fear and fun paradox
Researchers found that there is a “just-right” amount of enjoyable fear
Insulating your memories
Neuronal insulation provided by myelin is important for a type of memory formation
Parasites can literally control the minds of other creatures