Unformatted text preview: do? Limbic system - Thalamus – sensory information- Hypothalamus – “anything fun”- Amygdala – emotions- Hippocampus - memory 4. Which parts of the brain seem particularly important for controlling aggression? Ventromedial prefrontal cortex (vmPFC) 5. Which hormones and neurotransmitters are particularly important for the regulation of aggression? Serotonin – impulsivity and aggression, lower 5-HT, higher aggression and impulsivity 5-HT – When 5-HT is released, most of the NT are taken back to the terminal buttons by reuptakes but some do not and convert to 5-HIAA, low 5-HIAA increases aggression...
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- Fall '11
- Psychology, impulsivity, Ventromedial prefrontal cortex, increase blood flow, JamesLange theory