Emotion circuits in the brain.

@article{LeDoux2000EmotionCI,
  title={Emotion circuits in the brain.},
  author={Joseph E. LeDoux},
  journal={Annual review of neuroscience},
  year={2000},
  volume={23},
  pages={155-84}
}
The field of neuroscience has, after a long period of looking the other way, again embraced emotion as an important research area. Much of the progress has come from studies of fear, and especially fear conditioning. This work has pinpointed the amygdala as an important component of the system involved in the acquisition, storage, and expression of fear memory and has elucidated in detail how stimuli enter, travel through, and exit the amygdala. Some progress has also been made in understanding… CONTINUE READING
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