Correlations between the Pituitary-Adrenal Function and the Exploratory Activity, Learning Behaviour and Limbic Functions

  • E. Endrőczi
  • T. Fekete


Exploratory activity, learning and memory functions are related phenomena of brain activities. Humoral factors exert a modifying influence on these behavioural processes and neuroendocrine interrelationships may be regarded as a functional bond between internal and external environment. There are data indicating that hormones produce changes in the excitability state of the nervous system and lead to alteration of the sensory input and of the ongoing motor activity.


Passive Avoidance Exploratory Activity Plasma Corticosterone Septal Lesion Theta Rhythm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Endrőczi
    • 1
    • 2
  • T. Fekete
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Central Research DivisionPostgraduate Medical SchoolBudapestHungary
  2. 2.Department of Neurology and PsychiatryUniversity Medical SchoolPécsHungary

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