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Ross Buck, The Communication of Emotion, The Guilford Press, 1984

SUBCORTICAL AND PALEOCORTICAL MECHANISMS OF EMOTION

We have seen that there are a variety of neurochemical systems at different levels of the central nervous system that underlie motivation and emotion. It will be recalled that in Chapter 2 we termed these the primary moticational / emotional systems, or PRIMES. These systems are summarized [at right].