MCAT Question

The amygdala is responsible for creating long-term memory association with highly emotional events, such as fear conditioning. The amydala most likely  activates which of the following? 

Sympathetic Nervous System… 

Flight-or-flight response, which is meditated by the sympathetic nervous system. The parasympathetic nervous system reverses the effects of the sympathetic nervous system and calms the body. The somatic nervous system is involved in skeletal muscle control while the enteric nervous system governs the gastrointestinal tract. 

 

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