Blockade of glutamatergic transmission in the primate basolateral amygdala suppresses active behavior without altering social interaction.

Abstract

The amygdala is an integrator of affective processing, and a key component of a network regulating social behavior. While decades of lesion studies in nonhuman primates have shown alterations in social interactions after amygdala damage, acute manipulations of the amygdala in primates have been underexplored. We recently reported (Wellman, Forcelli, Aguilar… (More)
DOI: 10.1037/bne0000187

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