Functional relationship between the hypothalamic vigilance area and PAG vigilance area.

@article{Duan1997FunctionalRB,
  title={Functional relationship between the hypothalamic vigilance area and PAG vigilance area.},
  author={Yalin Duan and Ray W. Winters and P. M. McCabe and Edward J. Green and Yan Huang and Neil Schneiderman},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
  year={1997},
  volume={62 3},
  pages={675-9}
}
The vigilance reaction is characterized by a large bradycardia, a pressor response, and inspiratory apnea in anesthetized rabbits and the inhibition of movement in conscious rabbits. This affective response pattern can be elicited by electrical stimulation of the dorsolateral hypothalamus (the hypothalamic vigilance area) or the ventrolateral periaqueductal… CONTINUE READING