New studies show how the brain changes when mice learn to feel safe and secure in situations that would normally make them anxious.
Researchers have identified a factor that is essential for triggering both the innate fears animals are born with and fears that arise later in life.
HHMI researchers identify a key component of a neural pathway that etches fear-related experiences in memory.
A flick of a chemical switch turns off enhanced memory in genetically engineered mice.
HHMI investigator Eric Kandel shares the Nobel Prize for elucidating the mechanism of signal transduction in the nervous system.
Hughes investigators have discovered a family of packemaker ion channels that power the heart and the brain