Handbook of Amygdala Structure and Function
  • Release Date : 17 April 2020
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Categories : Psychology
  • Pages : 515 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128151341
  • ISBN 10 : 012815134X
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Synopsis : Handbook of Amygdala Structure and Function written by Janice Urban, published by Academic Press which was released on 17 April 2020. Download Handbook of Amygdala Structure and Function Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Handbook of Amygdala Structure and Function, Volume 26, provides an updated overview on the functional neuroanatomy of amygdala nuclei, with an emphasis on interconnections (basolateral, central amygdala, medial amygdala) and their integration into related networks/circuits (prefrontal cortex, bed nucleus, nucleus accumbens). The design of this volume builds upon the foundations of functional neural circuits and the corresponding (cellular) electrophysiology important for the homeostatic control of amygdala function. This volume contains a dedicated section on the anatomical organization of the amygdala nuclei, emphasizing the role of neurotransmitters and neuropeptides that integrate signals and regulate behavior. Additional chapters discuss cellular physiology, plasticity and the integration of electrical signals that contribute to neural activity. The final section of the book connects the role of amygdala dysfunction and the development of disorders in human health and disease.