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Understanding Fear in Animals – Professor Jeansok Kim, University of Washington

Aug 16, 2019biology, health and medicine

Research into animal fear typically utilises laboratory techniques based on Pavlovian fear conditioning, but these approaches are limited. Professor Jeansok Kim, from the Department of Psychology, University of Washington (USA) has developed a much more realistic way to study fear that closely mimics risky conditions in the wild. New discoveries by Professor Kim and his team are challenging existing paradigms and providing exciting insights into the underlying brain mechanisms of fear in both animals and humans.

Original article reference:

https://doi.org/10.33548/SCIENTIA372

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