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Why Bad Memories Stick

Science & Tech  (tags: brain, stress, memories, hormone, norepinephrine, humans )

- 4308 days ago -
Stressful events can create bad memories that are hard to forget. Stress hormone norepinephrine tweaks a certain type of chemical receptor, GluR1, in the brain . As a result, the brain lowers its threshold for learning, making it easier to make memories.


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Linda Hartsfield (46)
Thursday October 4, 2007, 3:34 pm
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