Journal article icon

Journal article

Seeing the world through non rose-colored glasses: anxiety and the amygdala response to blended expressions

Abstract:

Anxious individuals have a greater tendency to categorize faces with ambiguous emotional expressions as fearful (Richards et al., 2002). These behavioral findings might reflect anxiety-related biases in stimulus representation within the human amygdala. Here, we used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) together with a continuous adaptation design to investigate the representation of faces from three expression continua (surprise-fear, sadness-fear, and surprise-sadness) within the am...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Publisher's version

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.3389/fnhum.2015.00152

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Aguirre, GK More by this author
Nunez-Elizalde, AO More by this author
Publisher:
Frontiers Publisher's website
Journal:
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
March 2015
Pages:
Article: 00152
Publication date:
2015-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1662-5161
URN:
uuid:39fb17da-976f-49f2-acad-4f7bd96674e2
Source identifiers:
535301
Local pid:
pubs:535301

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP