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Self-construal priming modulates neural substrates of self-awareness.

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We used functional magnetic resonance imaging to assess whether self-construal priming can change adults' self-awareness induced during face perception. After reading essays containing independent or interdependent pronouns (e.g., I or we), participants were scanned while judging the head orientation of images showing their own and familiar faces. Neural activity in the right middle frontal cortex was greater when participants viewed their own rather than familiar faces, and this difference w...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Psychological science
Volume:
18
Issue:
10
Pages:
861-866
Publication date:
2007-10-05
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EISSN:
1467-9280
ISSN:
0956-7976
URN:
uuid:69e59025-66d3-46a4-9d99-b861f3dce5d8
Source identifiers:
374748
Local pid:
pubs:374748

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