Interconnectivity between the amygdaloid complex and the amygdalostriatal transition area: a PHA-L study in rat.


The amygdala orchestrates the formation of behavioral responses to emotionally arousing stimuli. Many of these responses are initiated by the central nucleus, which converges information from other amygdaloid nuclei. Recently, we observed substantial projections from the amygdala to the amygdalostriatal transition area, which is located dorsal to the… (More)