Near-Disaster Over Atlantic Yields Clues to Traumatic Memories

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New research seeks to explain how traumatic memories are created and processed in the brain. Canadian investigators performed functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) on a group of airline passengers who thought they were going to die when their plane ran out of fuel over the Atlantic Ocean. The neuroimaging study, believed to be an unprecedented examination of a group of people who all experienced the same single blow trauma, is published online in the journal Clinical Psychological Science (CPS). Led by Baycrest Health Sciences’ Rotman Research Institute, the findings are the second major paper

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Published By: Psych Central – Sunday, 28 June, 2015

 

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