*  Limbic system - Wikipedia
Olds and Milner found that rats with metal electrodes implanted into their nucleus accumbens, as well as their septal nuclei, ... The basal ganglia are located near the thalamus and hypothalamus. They receive input from the cerebral cortex, which sends ... These responses are heavily modulated by dopaminergic projections from the limbic system. In 1954, ... The limbic system also includes the basal ganglia. The basal ganglia are a set of subcortical structures that direct ...
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*  Nucleus accumbens - Wikipedia
The nucleus accumbens is often described as one part of a cortico-basal ganglia-thalamo-cortical loop. Dopaminergic inputs from ... Septal nuclei Carlson, Neil R. Physiology of Behavior. 11th ed. Boston: Pearson, 2013. Print.[page needed] Nucleus Accumbens ... The nucleus accumbens (NAc or NAcc), also known as the accumbens nucleus, or formerly as the nucleus accumbens septi (Latin for ... The nucleus accumbens core (NAcc core) is the inner substructure of the nucleus accumbens. Location: The nucleus accumbens core ...
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*  Direct and indirect nigrofugal projections to the nucleus reticularis pontis caudalis mediate in the motor execution of the...
... cytochemistry and cortical connections of the septal area, diagonal band nuclei, nucleus basalis (substantia innominata), and ... Hoover JE, Strick PL (1993) Multiple output channels in the basal ganglia. Science 259(5096):819-821PubMedGoogle Scholar ... The output neurones and the dopaminergic neurones of the substantia nigra receive a GABA-containing input from the globus ... Neurochemical changes of the extracellular concentrations of glutamate and aspartate in the nucleus accumbens of rats after ...
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*  Habenula - Wikipedia
Input regions include septal nuclei (the nucleus fimbrialis septi and the nucleus triangularis septi), dopaminergic inputs from ... bringing input from other basal ganglia structures). Neurons in the lateral habenula are 'reward-negative' as they are ... bringing input from the hippocampus and lateral septum), the ventral pallidum (bringing input from the nucleus accumbens and ... the basal ganglia, and monoaminergic (dopaminergic and serotonergic) systems" and that the lateral habenula may play a pivotal ...
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*  Neurotransmitter - Wikipedia
The basal forebrain cholinergic nuclei are comprised the medial septal nucleus (Ch1), the vertical nucleus of the diagonal band ... cortical regions and dopaminergic inputs from the VTA and projecting to the ventral pallidum just like the nucleus accumbens. ... Tyramine levels are especially high in the basal ganglia and limbic system, which are thought to be related to individual ... serotonergic inputs from the raphe nuclei, and GABAergic inputs from the nucleus accumbens and ventral pallidum.. ...
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*  Reward system - Wikipedia
However, the dopaminergic neurotransmission into the nucleus accumbens shell is not only responsible for appetitive ... Regions of the basal ganglia, which include the dorsal and ventral striatum, internal and external segments of the globus ... receives dopaminergic inputs from the ventral tegmental area (VTA) and the substantia nigra (SNr) and glutamatergic inputs from ... the orexinergic nucleus in the lateral hypothalamus), thalamus (multiple nuclei), subthalamic nucleus, globus pallidus (both ...
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*  Principles of motivation revealed by the diverse functions of neuropharmacological and neuroanatomical substrates underlying...
Input-output anatomy of the basal ganglia. Symposium Lecture, Proc. Soc. Neurosci, Toronto, Canada. 1976 ... Nucleus accumbens opioid GABaergic, and dopaminergic modulation of palatable food motivation: contrasting effects revealed by a ... Olds J, Milner P. Positive reinforcement produced by electrical stimulation of of the septal area and other regions of rat ... Graveland GA, DiFiglia M. The frequency and distribution of medium-sized neurons with indented nuclei in the primate and rodent ...
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*  Neuroscience Fundamentals - Sex and the Brain. What parts are involved?
The nucleus accumbens plays a role in pleasure and reward due to a large large of dopaminergic neurons from the VTA (ventral ... Input travels from the basolateral nuclei of the amygdala along the amygdalofugal pathway to the ventral striatum, made up of ... anterior basal ganglia, and cerebellum (Whipple, 2008). Although this may be the explanation for female orgasms, there is no ... Positive reinforcement produced by electrical stimulation of septal area and other regions of rat brain.J.Comp. Physiolo. ...
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*  Neuroanatomy of Reward: A View from the Ventral Striatum - Neurobiology of Sensation and Reward - NCBI Bookshelf
1985). The lateral nucleus has a relatively minor input to the VS. The basal and accessory basal nuclei innervate both the ... Haber S. N. Anatomical relationship between the basal ganglia and the basal nucleus of Maynert in human and monkey forebrain. ... In addition to the GABAergic input from the VS, there is a glutamatergic input from the STN and a dopaminergic input from the ... 1995). The shell of the nucleus accumbens receives the most limited projection, almost exclusively midline nuclei and the ...
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*  Mesolimbic pathway - Wikipedia
... to the ventral striatum of the basal ganglia in the forebrain. The ventral striatum includes the nucleus accumbens and the ... Septal nuclei (Medial septal nucleus) → Fornix → Hippocampus. *Striatum. BA/M. Dopaminergic pathways. *Mesocortical pathway: ... The medium spiny neurons in the nucleus accumbens receive input from both the dopaminergic neurons of the VTA and the ... cortical regions and dopaminergic inputs from the VTA and projecting to the ventral pallidum just like the nucleus accumbens. ...
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