amygdala

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Synonyms for amygdala

an almond-shaped neural structure in the anterior part of the temporal lobe of the cerebrum

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The new finding that enlargement of the amygdalae is seen bilaterally in individuals with lax joints is consistent with the notion that joint hypermobility merely represents one readily observable feature of a broader multisystem phenotype, Dr.
Functional imaging studies showed increased activation of the amygdalae after fear stimuli in healthy volunteers.
When in the fMRI scanner, subjects could not see, feel, or hear the experimenter; nevertheless, their amygdalae lit up when they believed the experimenter to be close by.
The fMRI scans revealed an overall increase in blood flow within the participants' amygdalae in response to intense odors whether they were refreshing or repellant.
he amygdalae are two almond-shaped groups of neurons located deep within the brain.