The primate amygdala combines information about space and value

Abstract

A stimulus predicting reinforcement can trigger emotional responses, such as arousal, and cognitive ones, such as increased attention toward the stimulus. Neuroscientists have long appreciated that the amygdala mediates spatially nonspecific emotional responses, but it remains unclear whether the amygdala links motivational and spatial representations. To… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nn.3328

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@inproceedings{Peck2013ThePA, title={The primate amygdala combines information about space and value}, author={Christopher James Peck and Brian Lau and C. Daniel Salzman}, booktitle={Nature Neuroscience}, year={2013} }