Limbic Systems and Brain Stem

Introductory Readings for discussion on December 1.

  • Principles of Neuroscience (2013) Fifth Edition, eds. Kandel, Schwartz, Jessell, Siegelbaum and Huspeth, Chapters: 46) The modulatory functions of the brain stem, 48) Emotions and feelings .

    Readings for discussion on December 4.

  • M. D. Prather, P. Lavenex, M. L. Mauldin-Jourdain, W. A. Mason, J. P. Capitanio, S. P. Mendoza and D. G. Amaral (2001). Increased social fear and decreased fear of objects in monkeys with neonatal amygdala lesions. Neuroscience Vol. 106, No. 4, pp. 653-658, 2001
  • Or Duek, Nachshon Korem, Yutong Li, Ben Kelmendi, Shelley Amen1, Charles Gordon, Madison Milne, John H. Krystal, Ifat Levy, and Ilan Harpaz-Rotem (2023). Long term structural and functional neural changes following a single infusion of Ketamine in PTSD. Neuropsychopharmacology (2023) 48:1648-1658.