On the role of the rat septal area in inhibition.

by Phyllis Mariana. Kasper

Institution: McGill University
Department: Department of Psychology.
Degree: PhD
Year: 1965
Keywords: Psychology.
Record ID: 1570758
Full text PDF: http://digitool.library.mcgill.ca/thesisfile117841.pdf


The limbic system has long been thought of as an important regulator of behavioral and physiological homeostasis. Its role in motivation and emotion has held particular interest for investigators (MacLean, 1958: Mason & Brady, 1964; Papez, 1937; Stellar, 1960). More recently, its role in somatomotor function has received attention (Delgado, 1964: Gerbrandt, in press; Kaada, 1951). [...]