medical Definition of amygdalar
- Those who had been very shy as children had more amygdalar activity when looking at unfamiliar faces than adults who had been very outgoing.
- —Shannah Tharp-Taylor, The Chicago Tribune, 22 June 2003
- For these reasons, further investigation of amygdalar processes in relation to the hippocampus and dreaming might help to clarify the neural underpinnings of episodic memory organization during sleep.
- —Tore A. Nielsen and Philippe Stenstrom, Nature, 27 Oct. 2005