These consist of patterns of physiological responses and species typical behaviors. They are positive and negative feelings.
What are the three components of emotions?
Behavioral, autonomic, and hormonal
This component deals with muscle movements that accompany emotional states. An example would be the territorial defense of a dog.
This component provides quick mobilization of energy for vigorous movement. The activation of the sympathetic nervous system and decrease of parasympathetic nervous system. Increase inheart rate, blood vessel size, and respiration.
This component reinforces the autonomic responses. Epinephrine/norepinephrine release by the adrenal glands.
The grand central station of emotional response patterns
The integration of overt behaviors, autonomic responses, and hormonal secretions are controlled by...
The amygdala consists of several pairs of what, that each have different inputs and outputs and different functions.
This is part of the limbic system
Sensory input from the lateral/basolateral nuclei and projects that information to the hypothalamus, mid brain, pons, and medulla region.
Responsible for the expression of the various components of emotional responses.
Expression of emotional responses are provoked by what?
Damage to this reduces or abolishes many emotional behaviors and physical responses, decreased fear response.
Chronic stimulation of the central nucleus produces what?
Stress induced illness
This is important to aversive emotional learning and conditioned emotional responses (Pavlov)
When a neutral stimulus is paired with an emotion-producing stimulus until neutral stimulus produces a response.