121BStress - Brief review of stress. 121B Spring, 2010...

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Brief review of stress… 121B Spring, 2010
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Here’s where the information processing happens: Hippocampus(This is also the site most vulnerable to stress and aging!)
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Limbic System The limbic system is comprised of Hippocampus: involved in learn- ing and memory Amygdala: involved in emotion Mammillary Bodies The fornix is a fiber bundle that interconnects the hippocampus with the mammillary bodies
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Diencephalon Diencephalon consists of Thalamus : contains nuclei that receive sensory information and transmit it to cortex Hypothalamus : contains nuclei involved in integration of species- typical behaviors, control of the autonomic nervous system and pituitary 3.4
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In biology, any change (stressor) in the environment that may tend to alter an existing equilibrium and trigger counteracting responses at molecular, cellular, and systemic levels to preserve/reestablish such an equilibrium and insure adaptation. ( As far as neural plasticity is concerned, this is really
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121BStress - Brief review of stress. 121B Spring, 2010...

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