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Carbon dioxide can provoke fear

February 4th, 2013 by Nature

The amygdala, a small region of the brain, is not necessarily required for fear and panic in people, according to a study published in the paper ‘Fear and panic in humans with bilateral amygdala damage‘ in the journal Nature Neuroscience. These results are surprising, because decades of research in humans and animals had suggested that […]