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Processing of Negative Emotions—Fear

Lecture no. 28 from the course: Understanding the Brain

Processing of Negative Emotions—Fear

Taught by Professor Jeanette Norden | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Fear is often considered a negative emotion, but it is critical for survival. This lecture explores the role played by a small almond-shaped structure called the amygdala in the rapid processing of sensory information signaling threat. The amygdala is implicated in a number of disorders, including posttraumatic stress syndrome.

36 Lectures

1
Image of Historical Underpinnings of Neuroscience
Historical Underpinnings of Neuroscience
0 of 32 min
2
Image of Central Nervous System—Gross Organization
Central Nervous System—Gross Organization
0 of 31 min
3
Image of Central Nervous System—Internal Organization
Central Nervous System—Internal Organization
0 of 31 min
4
Image of Central Nervous System—Subdivisions
Central Nervous System—Subdivisions
0 of 31 min
5
Image of Cortex—Lobes and Areas
Cortex—Lobes and Areas
0 of 29 min
6
Image of Cortex—Sensory, Motor, and Association Areas
Cortex—Sensory, Motor, and Association Areas
0 of 31 min
7
Image of Central Nervous System—Development
Central Nervous System—Development
0 of 32 min
8
Image of Central Nervous System—Cellular Organization
Central Nervous System—Cellular Organization
0 of 31 min
9
Image of Pathways and Synapses
Pathways and Synapses
0 of 29 min
10
Image of Neurotransmitters
Neurotransmitters
0 of 30 min
11
Image of Stroke
Stroke
0 of 30 min
12
Image of The Visual System—The Eye
The Visual System—The Eye
0 of 29 min
13
Image of The Visual System—The Cortex
The Visual System—The Cortex
0 of 29 min
14
Image of The Auditory System
The Auditory System
0 of 29 min
15
Image of The Somatosensory System
The Somatosensory System
0 of 31 min
16
Image of Agnosias
Agnosias
0 of 31 min
17
Image of The Motor System—Voluntary Movement
The Motor System—Voluntary Movement
0 of 31 min
18
Image of The Motor System—Coordinated Movement
The Motor System—Coordinated Movement
0 of 32 min
19
Image of Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson's Disease
0 of 33 min
20
Image of Language
Language
0 of 31 min
21
Image of The Limbic System—Anatomy
The Limbic System—Anatomy
0 of 31 min
22
Image of The Limbic System—Biochemistry
The Limbic System—Biochemistry
0 of 30 min
23
Image of Depression
Depression
0 of 30 min
24
Image of The Reward System—Anatomy
The Reward System—Anatomy
0 of 30 min
25
Image of The Reward System—Drugs
The Reward System—Drugs
0 of 31 min
26
Image of Brain Plasticity
Brain Plasticity
0 of 31 min
27
Image of Emotion and Executive Function
Emotion and Executive Function
0 of 30 min
28
Image of Processing of Negative Emotions—Fear
Processing of Negative Emotions—Fear
0 of 30 min
29
Image of Music and the Brain
Music and the Brain
0 of 30 min
30
Image of Sexual Dimorphism of the Brain
Sexual Dimorphism of the Brain
0 of 32 min
31
Image of Sleep and Dreaming
Sleep and Dreaming
0 of 32 min
32
Image of Consciousness and the Self
Consciousness and the Self
0 of 31 min
33
Image of Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer's Disease
0 of 29 min
34
Image of Risk Factors for Alzheimer's Disease
Risk Factors for Alzheimer's Disease
0 of 30 min
35
Image of Wellness and the Brain—Effects of Stress
Wellness and the Brain—Effects of Stress
0 of 29 min
36
Image of Neuroscience—Looking Back and Looking Ahead
Neuroscience—Looking Back and Looking Ahead
0 of 32 min

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