Fear Can be Erased From the Brain, Uppsala Universitet Study
9/21/2012 7:24:06 AM
Newly formed emotional memories can be erased from the human brain. This is shown by researchers from Uppsala University in a new study now being published by the academic journal Science. The findings may represent a breakthrough in research on memory and fear. Thomas Ågren, a doctoral candidate at the Department of Psychology under the supervision of Professors Mats Fredrikson and Tomas Furmark, has shown that it is possible to erase newly formed emotional memories from the human brain.