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1

Describe the two pathways of fear.

1. A direct thalamo-amygdaloid pathway to the lateral nucleus of the amygdala. --- Mediates rapid responses.

2. An indirect thalamo-cortico-amygdaloid pathway to the lateral nucleus of the amygdala. ---- Mediates later responses.

2

The lateral nucleus of the amygdala integrates the inputs from the 2 pathways of fear and send the paired information to the ____ and ____ nuclei for additional processing.

basal; intercalated

3

Information from the lateral, basal, and intercalated nuclei is sent the the ____ nucleus of the amygdala.

central

4

The ____ is an important component in generating the physiologic responses to emotions.

hypothalamus

5

Anger is mediated through the _____. This requires ____ acting at D2 receptors.

amygdala; dopamine

6

Inhibiting anger involves the _____, _____ _____ _____, and ____ ____.

neocortex; ventromedial hypothalamic nucleus; septal nuclei

7

Avoidance is in the _____ _____ _____, ____ ____, and _____ _____.

lateral posterior hypothalamus; dorsal midbrain; entorhinal cortex

8

Sadness in mediated in the lower sector of the _____ _____ _____.

anterior cingulate cortex

9

Disgust is mediated in the ____ ____ and ____.

insular cortex; putamen

10

Damage to the insular cortex and putamen in Huntington's disease can abolish ____.

disgust

11

Surprise is strongly associated with the _____ ____.

parahippocampal gyrus

12

The ventromedial PFC receives input from the _____, _____, _____ _____ _____ ____, and _____ _____ _____.

amygdala; hippocampus; temporal visual association area; dorsolateral PFC

13

The ___ region of the ___ ____ ___ is involved in integration of all sensory and emotional processing, controlling emotional display, and conflict detection.

ventral; anterior cingulate cortex

14

The ventromedial PFC controls _____ ____, ___ ___, and ____ ____.

reward processing; gut feeling; delayed gratification