AMYGDALA!
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Where in the brain is it Located?
The Amygdala,is located deep within the medial temporal lobe.




What is its function?


Shown to play a key role in the processing of emotions.

This subcortial brain structure is linked to both fear responses and pleasures.

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What could happen if it no longer worked properly?

Can cause anxiety , autism , depression and PTS. If we didn' t have it at

all, you'd have no response to screams, cries of help, shocking movies

or other horrific encounters.





At least 3 interesting facts about this part
  • The Amygdala is almond shaped
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  • Plays a key role in binge drinking

  • Larger Amygdala better social interaction kids.jpg