ventral tegmental area
2-Minute Neuroscience: Ventral Tegmental Area — Neuroscientifically Challenged
Activity in the Ventral Tegmental Area (VTA) due to satisfaction from LOVE
2-Minute Neuroscience: Ventral Tegmental Area
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Locations of the substantia nigra and the ventral tegmental area in the midbrain
new neuron/ position of the nucleus accumbens and Ventral Tegmental Area (VTA).
From Knowing Neurons blog. MRI scan showing in red the ventral tegmental area (VTA), a collection of cells that provide one of the main sources of dopamine.
Partial view of labelled neurons in reward circuitry that starts in dorsal raphe (pictured – ventral tegmental area).
Illustration of the structures that compose the limbic system in the brain, including the amygdala, hippocampus, hypothalamus, nucleus accumbens, basal ganglia, and ventral tegmental area and substantia nigra.