Mental phenomena induced by stimulation in the limbic system.

Abstract

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… (More)

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@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} }