The Anxious Brain: The Neuroscience of Phobias

Published: October 18, 2016

Joseph E. Ledoux, Ph.D., Henry and Lucy Moses Professor of Science, New York University; and Daniel S. Pine, M.D., Chief, Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, discuss why phobias arise, the damage they can do, and how best to treat them. This event was part of the Neuroscience & Society series, hosted by AAAS with support from the Dana Foundation.