A recent study from Stanford located a part of the brain that could function like an on/off switch.Researchers found a certain brain circuit that when stimulated in mice proved to inhibit their anxiety — the mice were emboldened to freely explore open areas they typically shunned out of fear of predator attacks.
The March 9 study was published by the online science and medical journal, Nature.
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