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An fMRI investigation of empathic processing in boys with conduct problems and varying levels of callous-unemotional traits

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The ability to empathize relies in part on using one’s own affective experience to simulate the affective experience of others. This process is supported by a number of brain areas including the anterior insula (AI), anterior cingulate cortex (ACC), medial prefrontal cortex (mPFC), and the amygdala. Children with conduct problems (CP), and in particular those with high levels of callous-unemotional traits (CP/HCU) present with less empathy than their peers. They also show reduced neural respo...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.nicl.2018.01.027

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
Brasenose College
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Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
NeuroImage: Clinical Journal website
Volume:
18
Pages:
298-304
Publication date:
2018-02-28
Acceptance date:
2018-01-22
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2213-1582
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820965
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pubs:820965
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uuid:14c16e1e-b794-4a71-b644-97a38b5c1f29
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pubs:820965
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2018-01-22

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