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Growing up poor and stressed impacts brain function as an adult

Growing up poor and stressed impacts brain function as an adult | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress)—Childhood poverty and chronic stress may lead to problems regulating emotions as an adult, according to research published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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PLOS ONE: Imaging Conditioned Fear Circuitry Using Awake Rodent fMRI

PLOS ONE: Imaging Conditioned Fear Circuitry Using Awake Rodent fMRI | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
PLOS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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New Evidence That Racism Isn't 'Natural'

New Evidence That Racism Isn't 'Natural' | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
The reaction to African-American faces was found to be weaker in people with racially diverse…...
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Fear can be erased from the brain, research shows

Fear can be erased from the brain, research shows | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Newly formed emotional memories can be erased from the human brain, according to new research. The findings may represent a breakthrough in research on memory and fear.
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Neuroscientists pinpoint location of fear memory in amygdala

Neuroscientists pinpoint location of fear memory in amygdala | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Neuroscientists have shed new light on the brain circuit that is involved in fear learning, memory, responses. They show that fear memory is encoded in a subdivision of the central amygdala.
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How scientists could use brain scans to detect whether you are a racist

How scientists could use brain scans to detect whether you are a racist | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
Researchers found that brain scans were able to pick up on differences in the way that people with implicit negative racial attitudes viewed black and white faces.
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Eye-contact detector found in the brain - life - 16 October 2012 - New Scientist

Eye-contact detector found in the brain - life - 16 October 2012 - New Scientist | Cognitive Psychology. Cognitive and behavioural Neuroscience | Scoop.it
A study in macaques has identified a set of neurons that fire only when the monkey makes eye contact with another macaque...
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