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əˈmɪg də lə; -ˌliamyg·dala

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  1. amygdala, amygdaloid nucleus, corpus amygdaloideumnoun

    an almond-shaped neural structure in the anterior part of the temporal lobe of the cerebrum; intimately connected with the hypothalamus and the hippocampus and the cingulate gyrus; as part of the limbic system it plays an important role in motivation and emotional behavior

    corpus amygdaloideum, amygdaloid nucleus

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Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. amygdala

    Amygdaloid body

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  1. Luana Marques:

    When you're on [ amygdala ] hijack, you're' spinning,' you might say :' If I don't put on a mask right now I'm going to catch the virus, and if I get the virus, who's going to take care of my kids ?' — which of course makes you more anxious.

  2. Daniel Denis:

    We know the amygdala is highly active in REM, which is important to fear and emotionalmemory, you have part of the brain actively responding to fear or something emotional, but nothing in the environment to account for that. So the brain comes up with a solution to that paradox.

  3. Tali Sharot:

    When we lie for personal gain, our amygdala produces a negative feeling that limits the extent to which we are prepared to lie, however, this response fades as we continue to lie, and the more it (fades) the bigger our lies become.

  4. Luc Arnal:

    We found that the rougher the sound, the stronger the response in the amygdala, the part of the brain involved in fear reactions.

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