• Fear
  • In contrast, stimulation of the left amygdala was able to induce either pleasant (happiness) or unpleasant (fear, anxiety, sadness) emotions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Amygdala is briefly referenced in an article by Joseph LeDoux, a neuroscientist and expert in the role of the anatomical amygdala in fear processing, as testament to popular interest in the brain area. (wikipedia.org)
  • When looking at these areas (such as the amygdala), it was proposed that a person learns to fear regardless of whether they themselves have experienced trauma, or if they have observed the fear in others. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a study completed by Andreas Olsson, Katherine I. Nearing and Elizabeth A. Phelps the amygdala were affected both when subjects observed someone else being submitted to an aversive event, knowing that the same treatment awaited themselves, and when subjects were subsequently placed in a fear-provoking situation. (wikipedia.org)
  • along with other patients with bilateral amygdala damage, she was found to experience fear and panic attacks of greater intensity than the neurologically healthy controls in response to simulation of the subjective experience of suffocation via carbon dioxide inhalation, feelings which she and the others described as completely novel to them. (wikipedia.org)
  • brain
  • The amygdala is one of the best-understood brain regions with regard to differences between the sexes. (wikipedia.org)
  • If the amygdala perceives a match to the stimulus, i.e., if the record of experiences in the hippocampus tells the amygdala that it is a fight, flight or freeze situation, then the amygdala triggers the HPA (hypothalmic-pituitary-adrenal) axis and hijacks the rational brain. (wikipedia.org)
  • Conflict and Your Brain aka The Amygdala Hijacking" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • The extended amygdala is a macrostructure in the brain that is involved in reward cognition and defined by connectivity and neurochemical staining. (wikipedia.org)
  • He has reduced mental capacity, near superhuman strength and endurance, and is prone to outbursts of violence due to medical experimentation on his brain, chiefly the removal of his amygdala. (wikipedia.org)
  • stimulus
  • If, however, the amygdala does not find any match to the stimulus received with its recorded threatening situations, then it acts according to the directions received from the neocortex. (wikipedia.org)
  • article
  • The book is also reviewed in the Danish national newspaper Politiken by professor Svend Brinkmann and was featured in the article "Goodbye Freud, Hello Amygdala" in Dagbladet Information. (wikipedia.org)
  • volume
  • En mindre undersøgelse har fundet at politisk konservatisme (defineret ud fra en fem-point skala fra "very liberal" til " very conservative") er positivt korreleret med et øget volume af den højre amygdala i en undersøgelse af 90 individer. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, the grey matter volume on the amygdala is predicted by testosterone levels, which may also contribute to the increased mass of the male amygdala. (wikipedia.org)
  • Despite the early growth of the left amygdala, the right increases in volume for a longer period of time. (wikipedia.org)
  • nature
  • Easily led due to his childlike nature, Amygdala has been the pawn of a number of Batman villains, but when properly medicated, he can be peaceful. (wikipedia.org)
  • left
  • The right and left portions of the amygdala have independent memory systems, but work together to store, encode, and interpret emotion. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is inferred that the early development of the left amygdala functions to provide infants the ability to detect danger. (wikipedia.org)
  • comics
  • Amygdala is the alias of DC Comics character Aaron Helzinger, who is a sometime opponent of Batman. (wikipedia.org)
  • Amygdala first appeared in Shadow of the Bat #3 in 1992 during the story arc of the four-parter Batman: The Last Arkham which began the new line of comics. (wikipedia.org)
  • subjects
  • Amongst female subjects, the amygdala reaches its full growth potential approximately 1.5 years before the peak of male development. (wikipedia.org)
  • appears
  • In the DC Rebirth reboot universe, Amygdala appears as one of the many villains attempting to kill Batman to stop Two-Face from leaking secret information. (wikipedia.org)
  • Emotionally arousing stimuli are known to undergo an enhancement of consolidation into long-term declarative memory (see emotion and memory), and this effect appears to be dependent on the amygdala. (wikipedia.org)
  • memory
  • Some researchers speculate that ITC cells, via their extensive local inhibition within the amygdala, could serve as a substrate for expression and storage of extinction memory. (wikipedia.org)
  • process
  • When Blockbuster was in the process of breaking Nightwing down both physically and emotionally, Blockbuster destroyed Grayson's apartment complex while Amygdala was inside. (wikipedia.org)
  • person
  • En undersøgelse fandt specifikt, at når PTSD patienter får vist billeder af ansigter med frygtsomme udtryk, har deres amygdalae tendens til, at have en højere aktivitet end en person uden PTSD. (wikipedia.org)
  • When the amygdala perceives a threat, it can lead that person to react irrationally and destructively. (wikipedia.org)
  • control
  • What therapy does is teach you how to control it-it teaches your neocortex how to inhibit your amygdala. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Knightfall, Amygdala was freed from Arkham Asylum by Bane along with numerous other inmates and was soon under the control of the Ventriloquist. (wikipedia.org)