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US researchers have found a drug-free way to block fearful memories, opening up the possibility of new treatment approaches for problems such as post traumatic stress disorder.
Scientists found that showing people objects that stimulated a fearful memory opened up a specific time window in which the memory could be edited before it was stored again.
"Before memories are stored, there is a period where they are susceptible to being disrupted," Elizabeth Phelps of New York University said.
Originally posted by zaiger
This gives you a better idea of how this works
It is just the original article that the op's was based off of.