noun, plural a·myg·da·lae [uh-mig-duh-lee]. /əˈmɪg dəˌli/. Anatomy.
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Psychopaths lack fear, conscience, and morality—functions critically subserved by the amygdala.
One limbic structure affected by this early maldevelopment is the amygdala, which generates emotions like fear.
His aorta and amygdala do not receive this information by automatic transfer.
That suggests that “the amygdala is quite sensitive to the quality of maternal care,” says Lupien.
These feelings are stored separately, in the brain region called the amygdala.
The common English name is from the Latin amandola, corrupted from amygdala.The Nut Culturist|Andrew S. Fuller