CHAPTER 11 EMOTION

CHAPTER 11 EMOTION - o Emotion o Amygdala Warn of pain and...

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o Emotion o Amygdala Warn of pain and other unpleasant consequences Active when emotionally relevant stimuli are present Involed in effects of pheromones on reproductive physiology and behavior Located within the temporal lobes (bottom part) Several groups of nuclei with diff inputs and outputs and with different functions Medial nucleus Subnuclei that receive snsory input and relay in the information to the medial basal forebrain and to the hypothalamus SOOOO HYPOTHALAMUS AND SENSES, (OLFACTORY, PHEROMONES!!) Lateral nucl eus Sensory info from all regions of the neocortex including the prefrontal cortex, thalamus, and hippocampal formation SOOOO o CONNECTS SENSORY AREA (CORTEX/THALAMUS and HIPPOCAMPUS) Central nucleus Projects to regions of hypothalamus midbrain, pons, and medulla responsible for expression of various components of emotional responses Most important poart of brain for expression of emotional responses provoked by averse stimuli FEAR Projects to the hypothalamus – results in hormone release and the
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CHAPTER 11 EMOTION - o Emotion o Amygdala Warn of pain and...

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