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Amygdaloid Suppression of Hypothalamically Elicited Attack Behavior

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Science  06 Apr 1962:
Vol. 136, Issue 3510, pp. 43-44
DOI: 10.1126/science.136.3510.43

Abstract

Electrodes were implanted in the hypothalamus and in the amygdala of adult cats. Electrical stimulation of the amygdala suppressed attack behavior elicited by the hypothalamic stimulation.

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