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Unformatted text preview: • • • • 1 Introduction to Neuroscience Lecture 14: The Emotional Brain Reading Assignment: Bear et al., Ch. 18 CBNS 106 2 Introduction • Significance of Emotions – Emotional experience; Emotional expression – Human brain imaging techniques • Renaissance in the study of emotion – Affective neuroscience • Neural basis of emotion and mood – Mood • Emotion extended in time • • • • 2 CBNS 106 3 What Is Emotion? • Theories of Emotion – The James-Lange Theory • Experience emotion – Response to physiological changes in the body CBNS 106 4 What Is Emotion? • Theories of Emotion – The Cannon-Bard Theory • Thalamus—Key role in emotional sensations • • • • 3 CBNS 106 5 What Is Emotion? • Unconscious Emotions – Sensory input: Emotional impact • Without conscious awareness of stimuli • Rules out theories of emotion – Many ways to process emotional information CBNS 106 6 The Limbic System Concept • Broca’s Limbic Lobe – Group of cortical areas • Forms a ring around brain stem • • • • 4 CBNS 106 7 The Limbic System Concept • The Papez Circuit – Emotional system on the medial wall of the brain – Links cortex with hypothalamus CBNS 106 8 The Limbic System Concept • The Papez Circuit – Hippocampus: Emotion • Rabies infection:...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course CBNS 106 taught by Professor Korzus during the Winter '08 term at UC Riverside.

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