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Central amygdala circuits that regulate appetite behavior

Munich Psychiatry Lecture Series | MPLS
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Neural control of human defensive reactions to social threat

Munich Psychiatry Lecture Series | MPLS
The ability to control automatic emotional actions constitutes a critical component of emotion regulation during socially threatening situations. For instance, under acute social threat, goal directed decision-making depends largely on the capacity to override automatic defensive actions such as freezing reactions or fight-or-flight actions. Distinct parts of the frontal cortex are implicated in regulating these defensive reactions.
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