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Pills and Games Help Conquer Fear

Science  21 Nov 2003:
Vol. 302, Issue 5649, pp. 1321
DOI: 10.1126/science.302.5649.1321

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NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA-- Almost 29,000 brainiacs gathered here 8 to 12 November to discuss neuroscience at all levels, from genes to neurotransmitters to behavior. Researchers announced at the meeting that the combination of a drug and a virtual reality game is helping people overcome their fear of heights.