CityU scientists reveal new neurocircuitry essential for animals to sense environmental cues of imminent danger

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Inborn defensive behaviours, such as flight, freeze and fight, are crucial for animals to survive in a dangerous environment in nature. Neuroscientists from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) recently revealed the essential neurocircuitry that is fundamental for animals to perceive and integrate environmental cues to initate defensive behaviour.
Period5 May 2022

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TitleCityU scientists reveal new neurocircuitry essential for animals to sense environmental cues of imminent danger
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Media name/outletCity University of Hong Kong - Research Stories
PlaceHong Kong
Media typeWeb
Date5/05/22
Linkhttps://www.cityu.edu.hk/research/stories/2022/05/05/cityu-scientists-reveal-new-neurocircuitry-essential-animals-sense-environmental-cues-imminent-danger