Lecture 15: Emotion & Motivation

recorded by: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
published: Jan. 4, 2013,   recorded: February 2011,   views: 242
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How are you feeling right now? What is the neural basis for the different types of emotions we feel throughout our lives? In this lecture, we will discuss the components of emotion, the ways in which we express emotion, and the parts of the brain that are in involved in emotional processing, regulation, and perception.

Keywords: emotions, amygdala, fear, arousal, facial feedback, fear conditioning, emotion and memory, disgust, insula, William James

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