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Anterior insula integrates information about salience into perceptual decisions about pain.

Abstract:

The decision as to whether a sensation is perceived as painful does not only depend on sensory input but also on the significance of the stimulus. Here, we show that the degree to which an impending stimulus is interpreted as threatening biases perceptual decisions about pain and that this bias toward pain manifests before stimulus encounter. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging we investigated the neural mechanisms underlying the influence of an experimental manipulation of threat on ...

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Journal:
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience
Volume:
30
Issue:
48
Pages:
16324-16331
Publication date:
2010-12-05
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EISSN:
1529-2401
ISSN:
0270-6474
URN:
uuid:d635799a-a583-4b09-8e87-ee50b117d862
Source identifiers:
241127
Local pid:
pubs:241127

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