Role of the limbic system in hypothalamically elicited attack behavior.


The present review summarizes our research findings concerning the role of the limbic system in hypothalamically-elicited aggression in the cat. Utilizing a dual-stimulation procedure, our results indicate that much of the limbic system suppresses quiet biting attack behavior. The most potent inhibitory effects were obtained from the basomedial amygdala and… (More)