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Episode Notes for
Fear Itself

IN THIS EPISODE of MonsterTalk, we interview Dr. Kerry Ressler. Dr. Ressler’s lab researches the biological basis of fear, including work to discover the molecular, neural-circuitry and cellular aspects of how fear manifests in the brain. In this interview we discuss the positive nature of fear, the pathology of fear and the evolutionary role of fear.

Dr. Kerry Ressler in Ressler Lab

Dr. Kerry Ressler in Ressler Lab

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