Flashcards in Hypothalamus and Limbic System Deck (8)
What is the main function of the hypothalamus?
Maintain homeostasis and has functions with survival drives
What is the biologic clock?
Where is the amygdala located?
Beneath the uncus of the limbic lobe
What are the medial nuclei of the amygdala connected to?
What are the central nuclei of the amygdala connected to?
What are the basolateral nuclei of the amygdala connected to?
Cortical Areas - project to the central nuclei and provide a link between emotional experience and expression
Bilateral lesions to the tips of the temporal lobes leads to symptoms like: docility, hyperphagia, hyper sexuality and visual agnosia.