Lateralized interactive social content and valence processing within the human amygdala

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Vrtička, Pascal ; Sander, David ; Vuilleumier, Patrik (2013)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, volume 6 (issn: 1662-5161, eissn: 1662-5161)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3548516, doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2012.00358
  • Subject: Neuroscience | social content | valence | Humanamygdala | human amygdala | fMRI | Original Research Article | Socialcontent | Traitanxiety | trait anxiety
    • ddc: ddc:616.8 | ddc:128.37 | ddc:150

In the past, the amygdala has generally been conceptualized as a fear-processing module. Recently, however, it has been proposed to respond to all stimuli that are relevant with respect to the current needs, goals, and values of an individual. This raises the question o... View more
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