Noradrenergic activation of the basolateral amygdala modulates the consolidation of object-in-context recognition memory

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Barsegyan, Areg; McGaugh, James L; Roozendaal, Benno;
(2014)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Journal: volume 8issn: 1662-5153, eissn: 1662-5153
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00160, doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00160/full, pmc: PMC4021114
  • Subject: norepinephrine | object recognition | fornix transection | hippocampus | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | RC321-571 | Neuroscience | stress hormones | LONG-TERM-MEMORY | enhancement | perirhinal cortex | episodic-like memory | neurotoxic lesions | emotional arousal | hippocampus long-term-memory | Original Research Article | Life Sciences | emotional memories | insular cortex | Medicine and Health Sciences | fear

Noradrenergic activation of the basolateral complex of the amygdala (BLA) is well known to enhance the consolidation of long-term memory of highly emotionally arousing training experiences. The present study investigated whether such noradrenergic activation of the BLA ... View more
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