Behavioral Responses

When Hess succeeded in implanting electrodes in the brain and permanently fixing them to the skull of animals, he found that stimulation of different parts of the hypothalamus produced a array of behavioral responses. For example, electrical stimulation of the lateral hypothalamus in cats elicited autonomic and somatic responses characteristic of anger: increased blood pressure, raising of body hair, pupillary constriction, raising of the tail, and other characteristic emotional behaviors. Thus, the hypothalamus is not only a motor nucleus for the autonomic nervous system, as well as a neural part controlling the neuroendocrine system, but also a coordinating center that integrates various inputs to ensure a well-organized, coherent, and appropriate set of autonomic and

Do Not Panic

Do Not Panic

This guide Don't Panic has tips and additional information on what you should do when you are experiencing an anxiety or panic attack. With so much going on in the world today with taking care of your family, working full time, dealing with office politics and other things, you could experience a serious meltdown. All of these things could at one point cause you to stress out and snap.

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