Fig. 4 | Neuropsychopharmacology

Fig. 4

From: The role of prediction error and memory destabilization in extinction of cued-fear within the reconsolidation window

Fig. 4

a Rats were divided into three groups after training. b The prospective groups acquired fear conditioning to the same extent. c The Ret groups were re-exposed to an unreinforced presentation of the CS, and the Cxt group was placed in the experimental context for the same duration of time. d The Ext groups (Cxt-Ext and Ret-Ext) extinguished across the session whereas the Ret-Cxt group were placed in the experimental context for the same duration of time. e The groups that underwent extinction presented low levels of freezing the following day, in contrast to the Ret-Cxt group. At the end of the session all groups received a foot shock coterminous with the CS presentation. f The Ret-Ext group reacquired freezing to a lower extent than the Cxt-Ext or Ret-Cxt groups, indicating that CS presentation, and not just context exposure, is needed for the effect

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