Cannabidiol during acquisition mildly affects fear learning and memory in mice
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Cannabidiol (CBD) is reported to have therapeutic potential for psychiatric conditions that affect learning and memory, including anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorders. Pre-clinical contextual fear-learning and memory experiments in rodents have commonly been used to test this hypothesis, with recent work showing an extinction memory-enhancing affect of CBD when administered just prior to extinction training. While this suggests a potential efficacy for CBD in a clinical setting where the aim is to extinguish previously acquired fear-memories, we asked the question “Might CBD also enhance ...