Posts Tagged ‘Hebbian Plasticity’

By On December 11th, 2014

Understanding Bad Memories: What causes PTSD?

Dr. Joseph LeDoux and other research scientists at New York University’s Emotional Brain Institute and at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute in Japan have been working to understand the neurological basis for the coding of traumatic memory in the brain. Using a theory known as Hebbian Plasticity, scientists focused on the role of the amygdala…

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