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Fear memories permanently stored in the prefrontal cortex

The amygdala is one of the oldest organs in the animal kingdom and it has a lot to do with analyzing and processing fear stimulants. But our memories of those stimulants and episodes do not permanently reside in the amygdala or hippocampus. Now, a recent study out of UC Riverside suggests that fear memories are. permanently stored in connections between neurons in the prefrontal cortex or PFC. Here's the story:, and here's the research:

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