When the brain experiences a fearful event, it stores that memory.  Research suggests that the memory moves over time to another area of the brain, which may be why those fearful memories stick around and continue to cause problems.  This memory movement was discovered in a study of rats and has led to important conclusions that could change the way patients are treated for PTSD.

How on earth do they find this stuff out?  Click here to learn more about the study:

http://www.news-medical.net/news/20150120/Brain-uses-separate-pathway-to-recall-old-fear-memories.aspx

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