amygdala

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  • Each of these has a unique function and purpose within the amygdala.
  • The amygdala is another structure of the brain that is involved memory development.
  • Thus, the amygdala seems to be an important structure in this ability.
  • They also observed significant amygdala signal changes in response to happy faces over neutral faces.
  • Individuals with larger amygdalae had larger and more complex social networks.
  • It has also been found that there are face response neurons in the amygdala.
  • Other evidence suggests that the left amygdala plays a role in the brain's reward system.
  • Several functional differences have been observed in the male and female amygdala as well.
  • In addition to size, other differences between men and women exist with regards to the amygdala.
  • Men have a greater sex drive than women; this may be due to the fact that males have a larger amygdala.
  • The amygdala is one of the most-studied areas of the brain when looking at habituation.
  • Research studies have shown that damage to the bilateral amygdala effects mostly the recognition of fear.
  • The amygdala may also have a significant role in the recognition of fear and negative emotions.
  • In December 2003 the band went to work on their first full-length album Amygdala.
  • The amygdala, which is key player in emotional processing, is suggested different between men and women.
  • The amygdala also has been linked to personal-event memory storage and retrieval.
  • The results of the study showed a different lateralization of the amygdala in men and women.
  • In addition, fear processing and social interaction are both associated with the amygdala.
  • This is done mainly through its expression in the hippocampus and the amygdala.
  • Their name is a reference to the amygdala in the brain.
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Meaning of amygdala

  • noun An almond-shaped neural structure in the anterior part of the temporal lobe of the cerebrum; intimately connected with the hypothalamus and the hippocampus and the cingulate gyrus; as part of the limbic system it plays an important role in motivation and emotional behavior