Amygdala and Midbrain Dopamine

The midbrain dopamine system is widely studied for its involvement in emotional and motivational behavior. Some of these neurons receive information from the amygdala and project throughout the cortex. When the circuit and transmission of dopamine is disrupted symptoms may present. Here is the latest research on the amygdala and midbrain dopamine.

April 18, 2021
Open Access

The entorhinal cortex modulates trace fear memory formation and neuroplasticity in the lateral amygdala via cholecystokinin

BioRxiv : the Preprint Server for Biology
H. FengJufang He
April 18, 2021

Upregulation of eIF4E, but not other translation initiation factors, in dendritic spines during memory formation.

The Journal of Comparative Neurology
Sofya GindinaLinnaea Ostroff
April 17, 2021

Safety learning during development: implications for development of psychopathology.

Behavioural Brain Research
Lana Ruvolo Grasser, Tanja Jovanovic
April 17, 2021

Dysfunctional Brain Reward System in Child Obesity.

Cerebral Cortex
Jesus PujolJordi Sunyer
April 16, 2021

Extra-basal ganglia iron content and non-motor symptoms in drug-naïve, early Parkinson's disease.

Neurological Sciences : Official Journal of the Italian Neurological Society and of the Italian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology
Minkyeong KimJinyoung Youn
April 16, 2021

Psychopathological Syndromes Across Affective and Psychotic Disorders Correlate With Gray Matter Volumes.

Schizophrenia Bulletin
Frederike SteinTilo Kircher
April 16, 2021

Self-Face Activates the Dopamine Reward Pathway without Awareness.

Cerebral Cortex
Chisa Ota, Tamami Nakano
April 16, 2021
Open Access

Behavioral and brain mechanisms mediating conditioned flight behavior in rats.

Scientific Reports
Michael S TottyStephen Maren
April 16, 2021

Real-world stress resilience is associated with the responsivity of the locus coeruleus.

Nature Communications
Marcus GrueschowBirgit Kleim
April 16, 2021

Amygdala-Insula Circuit Computations in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.

Biological Psychiatry
Alfred P Kaye
April 16, 2021
Open Access

Altered amygdala effective connectivity in migraine without aura: evidence from resting-state fMRI with Granger causality analysis.

The Journal of Headache and Pain
Xiaobin HuangXinying Wu
April 16, 2021
Open Access

Gender-related neuroanatomical differences in alcohol dependence: findings from the ENIGMA Addiction Working Group.

NeuroImage. Clinical
Maria Gloria RossettiValentina Lorenzetti
April 16, 2021
Open Access

Evidence for dissociable cognitive and neural pathways from poverty versus maltreatment to deficits in emotion regulation.

Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience
Nourhan M ElsayedDeanna M Barch
April 16, 2021

A central role for anterior cingulate cortex in the control of pathological aggression.

Current Biology : CB
Sabrina van HeukelumArthur S C França
April 15, 2021
Open Access

The dopamine circuit as a reward-taxis navigation system

BioRxiv : the Preprint Server for Biology
O. Karin, Uri Alon
April 16, 2021

Hippocampal volume varies with acute posttraumatic stress symptoms following medical trauma.

Behavioral Neuroscience
Heather E DarkDavid C Knight

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