Mental phenomena induced by stimulation in the limbic system.

@article{Halgren1982MentalPI,
  title={Mental phenomena induced by stimulation in the limbic system.},
  author={Eric Halgren},
  journal={Human neurobiology},
  year={1982},
  volume={1 4},
  pages={
          251-60
        }
}
Direct electrical stimulation of any limbic sector may evoke a visceral sensation or an emotion, usually fear or anxiety. Vivid formed dream- or memory-like hallucinations, or intense feelings of familiarity, may be evoked from the hippocampal formation and amygdala. Conversely, amnesia may result from stimulation-induced bilateral disruption of the same region. Cingulate gyrus stimulation near the supplementary motor cortex may evoke partially adaptive movement sequences, or may interfere with… CONTINUE READING

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