Brain Stem-Hypothalamic Systems Influencing Hippocampal Activity and Behavior

  • Donald B. Lindsley
  • Charles L. Wilson


The role of the hippocampus with respect to psychological processes and behavior has become the focus of considerable interest in recent years. A variety of functions have been attributed to the hippocampus. Among these are emotional, motivational, arousal, attentional, perceptual, decisional, learning, and memory processes, as well as the control of voluntary and automatic motor behavior.


Clinical Neurophysiology Nucleus Reticularis Medial Forebrain Bundle Hippocampal Activity Hypothalamic Stimulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald B. Lindsley
    • 1
  • Charles L. Wilson
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Psychology, Physiology, and Psychiatry, and Brain Research InstituteUniversity of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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