In rodents, specialized visual circuits gate escape behavior from a looming stimulus,
which is thought to be similar to predator attack. However, recent work has demonstrated
that mice rely on a pre-learned safe location that they then use during the escape.
The mPFC receives projections from the hippocampus and has previously been shown to
contain neurons representing distance from emotionally salient stimuli.
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