Organization of Valence-Encoding and Projection-Defined Neurons in the Basolateral Amygdala

@inproceedings{Beyeler2018OrganizationOV,
  title={Organization of Valence-Encoding and Projection-Defined Neurons in
the Basolateral Amygdala},
  author={Anna Beyeler and Chia-Jung Chang and Margaux Silvestre and Cl{\'e}mentine L L{\'e}v{\^e}que and Praneeth Namburi and Craig P. Wildes and Kay M Tye},
  booktitle={Cell reports},
  year={2018}
}
The basolateral amygdala (BLA) mediates associative learning for both fear and reward. Accumulating evidence supports the notion that different BLA projections distinctly alter motivated behavior, including projections to the nucleus accumbens (NAc), medial aspect of the central amygdala (CeM), and ventral hippocampus (vHPC). Although there is consensus… CONTINUE READING