Anxiety-associated brain regions regulate threat responses in monkeys

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Damage to parts of the orbitofrontal cortex (OFC), a region within the prefrontal cortex, heightens monkeys’ defensive responses to threat, according to new research. The study proposes a critical role for subregions of this brain area in different anxiety disorders.

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