Motivation and emotion/Brain structures

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Brain structures related to motivation and emotion

Brain structures related to motivation and emotion, with links to Wikipedia articles and videos.

Cortical[edit | edit source]

  1. Cerebral cortex (Frontal lobes) (Wikipedia)
  2. Anterior cingulate cortex (Wikipedia)
  3. Dorsolateral cortex (Wikipedia)
  4. Orbitofrontal cortex (Wikipedia)
  5. Prefrontal cortex (Wikipedia)
  6. Ventromedial cortex (Wikipedia)

Sub-cortical[edit | edit source]

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  1. Amygdala (Wikipedia) | Video (19 secs) Video
  2. Basal ganglia (Wikipedia) | Basal ganglia (neuroscientificallychallenged.com) | Basal ganglia (physio-pedia.com)
  3. Hypothalamus (Wikipedia) | Video (23 secs)
  4. Insula (Wikipedia)
  5. Nucleus accumbens (Wikipedia)
  6. Reticular formation (Wikipedia) | Reticular formation (neuroscientificallychallenged.com) | Video (15 secs)
  7. Ventral striatum (Wikipedia)
  8. Ventral tegmental area (Wikipedia) | Video (2 mins)

See also[edit | edit source]