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21 August 2011

Model predicts neural inhibition's effects on anxiety (The Dana Foundation Website - 20 December 2010)

Dana_logo A better understanding of neural inhibition may provide new clues into the study of anxiety.


Imagine the smallest decision –what part of the newspaper to read first, what time to leave work to avoid rush hour, what kind of cereal to buy at the market – had the power to stop you in your tracks. People with anxiety often have trouble with these types of seemingly inconsequential decisions. Research reported Sept. 21 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests this difficulty is due to a glitch in a process called neural inhibition...

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