Impaired threat prioritisation after selective bilateral amygdala lesions

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Bach, D. ; Hurlemann, R. ; Dolan, R. (2015)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: volume 63, pages 206-213 (issn: 0010-9452, eissn: 1973-8102)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4317193, doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2014.08.017
  • Subject: Note | Facial expression | Serial search | Urbach–Wiethe | Clinical Neurology | Amygdala lesion, Facial expression, Fear, Serial search, Threat, Urbach–Wiethe | Threat | Amygdala lesion | Neurology | Fear

The amygdala is proposed to process threat-related information in non-human animals. In humans, empirical evidence from lesion studies has provided the strongest evidence for a role in emotional face recognition and social judgement. Here we use a face-in-the-crowd (FIT... View more
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