Psychedelic Information Theory

Shamanism in the Age of Reason

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Crude cognitive schematic of waking consciousness

... can even create an emotional reaction via the amygdala, the brain's preconscious first-alert system for danger and opportunity. If you follow the schematic, you can see that the amygdala's emotional response can completely bypass any rational log...

Distribution of the serotonin 5-HT2 receptor family mRNAs: comparison between 5-HT2A and 5-HT2C receptors

... lateral septal nucleus, subthalamic nucleus, amygdala, subiculum and ventral part of CA3, lateral habenula, substantia nigra pars compacta, several brainstem nuclei and the whole grey matter of the spinal cord. These results confirm and extend p...

Psychedelic Pharmacology

... cortex, affecting the thalamus (sensory filter), amygdala (fear and survival), hypothalamus (homeostatic regulator), hippocampus (memory and learning), and neocortex (sensory and logic processing). Neuromodulators synchronize the neural response to ...

The Emotional Brain

... See LeDoux's discussion of the amygdala and mid-brain's role in salient recognition, as well as discussions of the PFC's rational override of hasty recognition mistakes, startle responses, etc....

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