BPS Research Digest: Extreme fear experienced without the amygdala

This is amazing!  As one person suggested who commented on the article – maybe it is that a brainstem region is responsible for a very fear response.  Indeed, if we were able to “X” out this brainstem region, in addition to the amygdala, would we possibly find a reflex loop, or arc, in the spine serving to change our behavior in some way, similar to the patellar reflex?  Interesting thinking here.

BPS Research Digest: Extreme fear experienced without the amygdala.

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