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Amygdala's Role in Emotion: Function & Overview Video

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The amygdala is associated with...

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1. The amygdala can be found in the

2. The amygdala gets incoming messages from

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo is designed to assess your knowledge of what the amygdala is and what it processes. You will be quizzed on this structure's role and its responses.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • What the amygdala is associated with
  • Where the amygdala is found
  • From where this structure gets its incoming messages
  • What the amygdala does with memories
  • What could result when the amygdala cannot get out of the flight-or-fight situation

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding what the amygdala does
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the processing of emotions and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how structures of the brain work together

Additional Learning

To learn more about this structure, review the accompanying lesson called Amygdala's Role in Emotion: Function, Lesson & Quiz. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe what the amygdala is and where it is located
  • Discuss the functions of the amygdala
  • List emotions and responses the amygdala is associated with
  • Detail how the amygdala responds to fear
  • Give details about the amygdala's role in processing memories
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