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4-Hz oscillations synchronize prefrontal–amygdala circuits during fear behavior

Mon, 02/15/2016 - 1:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4251

Authors: Nikolaos Karalis, Cyril Dejean, Fabrice Chaudun, Suzana Khoder, Robert R Rozeske, Hélène Wurtz, Sophie Bagur, Karim Benchenane, Anton Sirota, Julien Courtin & Cyril Herry

Hippogate: a break-in from entorhinal cortex

Mon, 02/15/2016 - 1:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4253

Authors: Allyson Alexander & Ivan Soltesz

Discrimination of neutral from harmful environments is important for survival. But how do salient contextual signals yield persisting memories? A study uncovers a circuit that increases the specificity of hippocampus-based memories.

Dopamine neurons share common response function for reward prediction error

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 1:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4239

Authors: Neir Eshel, Ju Tian, Michael Bukwich & Naoshige Uchida

Metabotropic NMDA receptor signaling couples Src family kinases to pannexin-1 during excitotoxicity

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 1:00am

Nature Neuroscience. doi:10.1038/nn.4236

Authors: Nicholas L Weilinger, Alexander W Lohman, Brooke D Rakai, Evelyn M M Ma, Jennifer Bialecki, Valentyna Maslieieva, Travis Rilea, Mischa V Bandet, Nathan T Ikuta, Lucas Scott, Michael A Colicos, G Campbell Teskey, Ian R Winship & Roger J Thompson