David Baldwin 503-686-2598
dbaldwin at decoy.uoregon.edu
Tue Jan 24 01:41:56 EST 1995
In article <D2uMLE.n3v at ucc.su.OZ.AU>,
Simon R. Schultz <schultz at sedal.su.OZ.AU> wrote:
>I recently read of experiments where electrical stimulation of the amygdala
>was shown to lead to intense emotional feelings in the subject. (I think it
>was in Lynch & Ambros-Ingerson's monograph "Memory's Highway", but I don't
>have their email addresses). However, no reference was given on this (it was
>just an 'aside'.) Does anyone know the reference? I'd be intrigued to know
>how such an experiment could be carried out.
Not sure of that specific experiment, but it makes sense to me. Look for stuff
by Joseph LeDoux -- e.g., Sci Am, (1994), 270, 50-57, or a chapter in L. Squire
et al (Eds.) _Memory: organization and locus of change_, (1991), pp. 205-216.
If he didn't do it, he may cite it.
Its interesting stuff.
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