Mice Share Each Other’s Pain and Fear
Mice Share Each Other’s Pain and Fear
The animals adopt the emotional state of their cagemates, and the parts of the brain engaged during the process are different for pain and fear, according to a new study.
Mice Share Each Other’s Pain and Fear
Mice Share Each Other’s Pain and Fear

The animals adopt the emotional state of their cagemates, and the parts of the brain engaged during the process are different for pain and fear, according to a new study.

The animals adopt the emotional state of their cagemates, and the parts of the brain engaged during the process are different for pain and fear, according to a new study.

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