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corticolimbic circut


amygdala circuit hub
thalamus sub cortical route to the amygdala
pulvinar thalamic nuclei related to vision
dorsal visual stream "where" stream
ventral visual stream "what" stream
paraventricular nucleus innervated by the CeA and leads to downstream endocrine changes
Nucleus Reticularis Pontis Caudalis related to fear potentiated startle response
Periaquiductal gray associated with the freezing response
Parabrachial Nucleus activation: increased respiration and nociceptive input to CeA
Dorsal Motor Nucleus of the Vagus activation changes resting heart rate
vagal tone resting heart rate
ventral tegmental area brainstem region of dopamine production
dorsal raphe brainstem nuclei for serotonin production
locus ceruleus brainstem nuclei for norepinephrine production
nucleus basalis of meynart (NBM) cholinergic neurons of the basal forebrain
bed nucleus of the stria terminalis (BNST) drives the "anxiety" response
insula cortical region, interoception
hippocampal formation made up of the entorhinal ctx, perirhinal ctx, parahippocampal ctx, hippocampus
medial pre frontal cortex region of higher order behavioral regulation
dmPFC inhibts the amygdla via top down processing
vmPFC conscious appraisal of the situation, information integration
dorsal anterior cingulate cortex (dAcc) conflict monitoring
vlPFC situation reappraisal
dlPFC planning and execution
PVN, brainstem, NBM regions of direct amygdala output
insula, HP formation, PFC regions of indirect amygdala output
hypothalamic, pituitary, adrenal axis. A stress response that culminates in the release of cortisol HPA axis
Created by: haleys_comet