The Effects of Thiazesim, LSD-25, and Bilateral Lesions of the Amygdalae on the Release of a Suppressed Response

  • Ernest S. Barratt


A variety of experimental conditions can cause an animal to suppress or “control” a specific somatic response for varying time periods. The Sidman avoidance phenomenon [28], behavior on drl schedules [13], the conditioned-suppression phenomenon E 121, and passive-avoidance behavior [26] are examples of temporal control of behavior. The control or suppression of specific somatic responses has been related to a number of variables including intensity of electric shock [18], temporal discriminations [3,], hippocampal EEG changes [9], septal lesions [17], intracranial self-stimulation vs. food reward [8], and subcallosal and cingulate gyrus lesions [23].


Squirrel Monkey Septal Lesion Bilateral Lesion Temporal Discrimination Intraindividual Variability 
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