Habenula

Known as: Habenula complex, Habenulari, Nucleus, Complices, Habenula 
A small protuberance at the dorsal, posterior corner of the wall of the THIRD VENTRICLE, adjacent to the dorsal THALAMUS and PINEAL BODY. It contains… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
The lateral habenula (LHb) has recently emerged as a key brain region in the pathophysiology of depression. However, the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Lateral habenula (LHb) projections to the ventral midbrain, including the rostromedial tegmental nucleus (RMTg), convey negative… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
The cellular basis of depressive disorders is poorly understood. Recent studies in monkeys indicate that neurons in the lateral… (More)
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Surviving in a world with hidden rewards and dangers requires choosing the appropriate behaviours. Recent discoveries indicate… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Animals quickly learn to avoid predictable danger. However, if pre-exposed to a strong stressor, they do not display avoidance… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The zebrafish dorsal habenula (dHb) shows conspicuous asymmetry in its connection with the interpeduncular nucleus (IPN) and is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
An action may lead to either a reward or a punishment. Therefore, an appropriate action needs to be chosen on the basis of the… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
There is a growing awareness that emotion, motivation, and reward values are important determinants of our behavior. The habenula… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Midbrain dopamine neurons are key components of the brain’s reward system, which is thought to guide reward-seeking behaviours… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Transient changes in the activity of midbrain dopamine neurons encode an error signal that contributes to associative learning… (More)
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