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The effect of anticipation and the specificity of sex differences for amygdala and hippocampus function in emotional memory.

marți, martie 18th, 2008

Prior research has shown memory is enhanced for emotional events. Key brain areas involved in emotional memory are the amygdala and hippocampus, which are also recruited during aversion and its anticipation. This study investigated whether anticipatory processes signaling an upcoming aversive event contribute to emotional memory. In an event-related functional MRI paradigm, 40 healthy participants [...]


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