Involvement of the avian amygdalar homologue (archistriatum posterior and mediale) in defensively conditioned heart rate change.


Archistriatal involvement in visually conditioned heart rate change (established by pairing light and foot-shock) was studied in 198 pigeons by evaluating conditioning performance following lesions of different archistriatal subdivisions or interruption of their subtelencephalic projections. Lesions of the anterior-intermedium archistriatum or interruption… (More)


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