Book Excerpt from <em>The Nature of Fear</em>
Book Excerpt from The Nature of Fear
In the book’s prologue, author Daniel T. Blumstein explains his introduction to the study of fear.
Book Excerpt from The Nature of Fear
Book Excerpt from The Nature of Fear

In the book’s prologue, author Daniel T. Blumstein explains his introduction to the study of fear.

In the book’s prologue, author Daniel T. Blumstein explains his introduction to the study of fear.

neuroscience
Breaking Down Barriers
Breaking Down Barriers
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Oct 19, 2020
Looking at the future of neurodegeneration research!
Serotonin and Dopamine Linked to Decision-Making: Study
Serotonin and Dopamine Linked to Decision-Making: Study
Amanda Heidt | Oct 16, 2020
In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers monitored subsecond changes in levels of the neurotransmitters in the human brain, unlocking new insight into their function.
Study Points to Novel Role for Microglia in Down Syndrome
Study Points to Novel Role for Microglia in Down Syndrome
Catherine Offord | Oct 6, 2020
Overactive immune cells identified in a mouse model and in postmortem human brain tissue may offer a potential therapeutic target for cognitive delays associated with the condition, researchers report.
The Chemistry of Morality
The Chemistry of Morality
The Scientist Staff | Oct 1, 2020
Feature author Paul J. Zak, a neuroeconomist at Claremont Graduate University, discusses the role of oxytocin in mammalian social behavior in a 2011 TED Talk.
The Sound and the Fear
The Sound and the Fear
The Scientist Staff | Oct 1, 2020
See University of California, Los Angeles, animal behavior researcher Dan Blumstein explain common characteristics of vocalizations that express fearful emotions.
The Interfacing Brain
The Interfacing Brain
The Scientist Staff | Oct 1, 2020
 Watch entrepreneur Connor Russomanno talk about his work on brain-computer interfaces.
T Cells and Neurons Talk to Each Other
T Cells and Neurons Talk to Each Other
Ashley Yeager | Oct 1, 2020
Conversations between the immune and central nervous systems are proving to be essential for the healthy social behavior, learning, and memory.
Infographic: How Weight Lifting Changes Monkeys&rsquo; Neural Connections
Infographic: How Weight Lifting Changes Monkeys’ Neural Connections
Jef Akst | Oct 1, 2020
After weeks of training, the muscles of two macaques exhibited greater responses to stimulation of the reticulospinal tract in the brain stem than they had before, suggesting that strengthening the neural pathway is key to getting stronger. 
Contributors
Contributors
Amanda Heidt | Oct 1, 2020
Meet some of the people featured in the October 2020 issue of The Scientist.