Some Electrophysiological Characteristics of the Spontaneous Activity of the Amygdala and Effect of Hypothalamic Stimulation on the Amygdalar Units Responses
Several interesting papers have recently appeared concerning the amygdalo-hypothalamic interrelations in the control of various behavioural, electrophysiological and neurochemical reactions. From the morphological point of view the amygdala is divided into several nuclei, whose different functional roles are not yet fully elucidated. For many years the amygdaloid complex was treated as an entity and given a general modulatory role upon the other structures of the limbic circuit. During the last decade however several authors have differentiated the functions of particular nuclei.
KeywordsSpontaneous Activity Spontaneous Firing Electrophysiological Characteristic Posterior Hypothalamus Anterior Hypothalamus
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