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The human amygdala

The human amygdala

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Published by Guilford Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amygdaloid body,
  • Neuropsychology,
  • Amygdala -- physiology,
  • Emotions -- physiology,
  • Neuropsychology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Paul J. Whalen, Elizabeth A. Phelps.
    ContributionsWhalen, Paul J., 1963-, Phelps, Elizabeth A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP376 .H86 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17009154M
    ISBN 109781606230336
    LC Control Number2008032099

      The amygdala is a central component of the limbic system, which is known to play a critical role in emotional processing of learning and memory. Over these last 20 years, major advances in techniques for examining brain activity greatly helped the scientific community to determine the nature of the contribution of the amygdala to these fundamental aspects of cognition. Combined with new. The human amygdala. / Whalen, Paul J; Phelps, Elizabeth A. New York: Guilford Press, p. Research output: Book/Report › BookCited by:

    The amygdala represents a core fear system in the human body, which is involved in the expression of conditioned fear. Fear is measured by changes in autonomic activity including increased heart rate, increased blood pressure, as well as in simple reflexes such as flinching or : D Amygdala is a relatively small nucleus that lies deep inside the anterio-inferior region of the medial temporal lobe Amygdala could be considered as an interface between sensory world 21 and emotions. Amygdala receives sensory information through the hippocampus from polimodal areas of the temporal and parietal cortex, extracts memories.

    Adolphs et al. * Fear and the Human Amygdala recall in imagery, it leaves relatively unaffected verbal knowl- edge related to fear. Materials and Methods Subjects We compared target subjects, who all had damage to the amygdala, to a group of brain-damaged controls, who had no damage to the amyg- . The amygdala is a centrally located brain region that plays fundamental roles in human emotion, memory, and various homeostatic responses (93)(94)(95) (96) (97). Situated in the rostral part of.


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"The Human Amygdala" edited by Paul J. Whalen, and Elizabeth A. Phelps is the most up to date book () that brings together the previous years of scientific research and study on the structure and function of the human amygdala/5(6). Building on pioneering animal studies, and making use of new, noninvasive techniques for studying the human brain, research on the human amygdala has blossomed in recent years.

This comprehensive volume brings together leading authorities to synthesize current knowledge on the amygdala and its role in psychological function and dysfunction.

"The Human Amygdala" edited by Paul J. Whalen, and Elizabeth A. Phelps is the most up to date book () that brings together the previous years of scientific research and study on the structure and function of the human amygdala/5.

The Human Amygdala Paul J. Whalen PhD, Elizabeth A. Phelps PhD Building on pioneering animal studies, and making use of new, noninvasive techniques for studying the human brain, research on the human amygdala has blossomed in recent years.

The Human Amygdala by Paul J. Whalen,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(8). Amygdala, region of the brain primarily associated with emotional processes. The name amygdala is derived from the Greek word amygdale, meaning The human amygdala book owing to the structure’s almondlike amygdala is located in the medial temporal lobe, just anterior to (in front of) the r to the hippocampus, the amygdala is a paired structure, with one located in.

"The Human Amygdala" edited by Paul J. Whalen, and Elizabeth A. Phelps is the most up to date book () that brings together the previous years of scientific research and study on the structure and function of the human s: 6.

The Amygdala: Gatekeeper of Human Fear The human amygdala book Michelle Konstantinovsky One of the amygdala's most important roles is its responsibility in "fear conditioning," an associative learning process that allows us to learn through repeated experience to be scared of something.

Studies in animals have implicated the amygdala in emotional 1,2,3, and social 4,5,6, behaviours, especially those related to fear and gh lesion 7,8,9,10, and functional imaging.

The breadth and depth of the research on the amygdala covered in this book by experts in the field makes it the best current reference on the human amygdala and an excellent way to stimulate thinking about the role emotion plays in human behavior including its effects on everyday cognitive functioning."Price: $   The human amygdala plays a crucial role in processing socially and emotionally salient stimuli (1, 2).A large literature, primarily from studies in animals, shows that the amygdala is critical for conditioned fear responses ().However, a number of other studies show that it is involved also in broader aspects of social perception, notably aspects of face processing ().

Joseph E. LeDoux (born December 7, ) is an American neuroscientist whose research is primarily focused on survival circuits, including their impacts on emotions such as fear and anxiety. LeDoux is the Henry and Lucy Moses Professor of Science at New York University, and director of the Emotional Brain Institute, a collaboration between NYU and New York State with research sites at NYU and.

Juri D. Kropotov, in Quantitative EEG, Event-Related Potentials and Neurotherapy, D Amygdala. Amygdala is a relatively small nucleus that lies deep inside the anterio-inferior region of the medial temporal lobe Amygdala could be considered as an interface between sensory world 21 and emotions.

Amygdala receives sensory information through the hippocampus from polimodal areas of. out of 5 stars The Human Amygdala. Reviewed in the United States on Janu The Amygdala Nuclear Complex Springer Heidelberg International Joseph Grenier MD PhD This is a detailed atlas and text on the macroscopic, gross anatomy at the sub-nuclear and whole amygdala sections with it’s afferant and efferent connections described 5/5(1).

Electrophysiological, neuropharmacological, and lesion studies in animals, have all provided support for the involvement of the amygdala in both the evaluation and response to emotionally salient stimuli.

However, there exists a strong need for human data. The relative distribution of sensory representations clearly differs across species. Neuronatomy of the primate amygdala / Jennifer L. Freese and David G. Amaral --The human amygdala: insights from other animals / Joseph E. LeDoux and Daniela Schiller --Measurement of fear inhibition in rats, monkeys, and humans with or without posttraumatic stress disorder, using the AX+, BX-paradigm / Karyn M.

Myers [and others] --Amygdala. The circuit has been proposed as a substrate for the human ability to infer the intentions of others from their language, gaze, and gestures (Theory of mind and social cognition), and helps with social interactions. The amygdala also functions in regulating anxiety, aggression, fear conditioning, emotional memory, and social cognition.

The amygdala (Latin Corpus amygdaloideum) is the limbic brain structure that is positioned in the part of the brain marked as the temporal lobe. It was named after the Greek word amygdalē, which means almond ().Its name comes from its shape.

Namely, this part of the brain is an almond-shaped area that belongs to the limbic system. It is thought that the human amygdala is a critical component of the neural substrates of emotional experience, involved particularly in the generation of fear, anxiety, and general negative affectivity.

Introduction. A substantial body of evidence has established that the human amygdala responds strongly to material judged to be arousing or emotion laden, particularly for negative and threatening stimuli (for reviews, see Adolphs, ; Phelps & LeDoux, ; Zald, ).It has also been well documented that the amygdala responds selectively to visual depictions of humans, irrespective of.

Amygdala activity at encoding corresponds with memory vividness and with memory for select episodic details Elizabeth A. Kensinger, Donna Rose Addis, Ranga K.

Atapattu Pages Adolphs R et al: The human amygdala in social judgment, Nature June 4;Scott SK et al: Impaired auditory recognition of fear and anger following bilateral amygdala lesions, Nature Jan 16;  The human amygdala.

Ed. by Paul J. Whalen and Elizabeth A. Phelps. Guilford Pr. pages $ Hardcover QP The amygdala is the subortical gray matter found rostral to the hippocampus in the medial temporal lobe of the brain.