News Release 11-047
Researchers Selectively Control Anxiety Pathways in the Brain
Study uses NSF-supported technology to identify neuronal circuitry
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A new study supports the role of a brain region called the amygdala in processing anxiety. In this 3-D magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) rendering of a human brain, functional MRI (fMRI) activation of the amygdala is highlighted in red.
Credit: NIMH Clinical Brain Disorders Branch
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