Fear Factor: Missing Brain Enzyme Leads to Abnormal Levels of Fear in Mice, New Research Reveals
July 15, 2013 — A little bit of learned fear is a good thing, keeping us from making risky, stupid decisions or falling over and over again into the same trap. But new research from neuroscientists and molecular biologists at USC shows that a missing brain protein may be the culprit in cases of severe over-worry, where the fear perseveres even when there’s nothing of which to be afraid.
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Fear Factor: Missing Brain Enzyme Leads to Abnormal Levels of Fear in Mice, New Research Reveals

July 15, 2013 — A little bit of learned fear is a good thing, keeping us from making risky, stupid decisions or falling over and over again into the same trap. But new research from neuroscientists and molecular biologists at USC shows that a missing brain protein may be the culprit in cases of severe over-worry, where the fear perseveres even when there’s nothing of which to be afraid.

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