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So amygdala is responsible for response pertaining to both fear and anger. Fear and anger however are two quite separate and distinct emotions, (one simulates rage, creating - moving towards threat) the other (running away from the threat).

Is there further specialization/division in amygdala that we can isolate (one for each behaviour)?

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    $\begingroup$ It's expected that you show some evidence that you've tried to research the question before posting here. Please take a read of the help centre section on how to ask a good question and consider editing your post. This paper might be a good place to begin. $\endgroup$ – user438383 Oct 4 at 15:43
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    $\begingroup$ +1 and thanks for good reference. $\endgroup$ – gfdsal Oct 4 at 16:27
  • $\begingroup$ Fear and anger are intimately related, not two separate and distinct emotions. Individuals experiencing fear can (depending on the environmental and physiological context) engage in aggression rather than fleeing. $\endgroup$ – pawelek zzz Oct 4 at 17:54

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