The amygdala: a critical modulator of sensory influence on sleep.

@article{Morrison2000TheAA,
  title={The amygdala: a critical modulator of sensory influence on sleep.},
  author={Adrian R. Morrison and Larry D. Sanford and Richard J. M. Ross},
  journal={Biological signals and receptors},
  year={2000},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={283-96}
}
The influence of external stimuli and the memories of both unpleasant and pleasant conditions clearly can have a considerable impact on the quality of sleep. The amygdala, a structure that plays an important role in coding the emotional significance of stimuli and is heavily interconnected with brainstem nuclei known to be involved in sleep control, has… CONTINUE READING