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Generalized deficit in all core components of empathy in schizophrenia
Empathy is a multidimensional construct composed of several components such as emotion recognition, emotional perspective taking and affective responsiveness. Patients with schizophrenia demonstrateExpand
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The Spectral Diversity of Resting-State Fluctuations in the Human Brain
In order to assess whole-brain resting-state fluctuations at a wide range of frequencies, resting-state fMRI data of 20 healthy subjects were acquired using a multiband EPI sequence with a low TRExpand
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Amygdala activity to fear and anger in healthy young males is associated with testosterone
Neuroimaging studies have documented modulation of the activity of the amygdala - a key node in the neural network underlying emotion perception and processing, and one that has also been associatedExpand
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The effect of strategies, goals and stimulus material on the neural mechanisms of emotion regulation: A meta-analysis of fMRI studies
HIGHLIGHTSVLPFC, anterior insula and SMA were activated independent of regulation strategy.VLPFC and PCC were recruited during up‐ and down‐regulation of emotion.Down‐regulation of emotions wasExpand
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The impact of facial emotional expressions on behavioral tendencies in women and men.
Emotional faces communicate both the emotional state and behavioral intentions of an individual. They also activate behavioral tendencies in the perceiver, namely approach or avoidance. Here, weExpand
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Multidimensional assessment of empathic abilities: Neural correlates and gender differences
Empathy is a multidimensional construct and comprises the ability to perceive, understand and feel the emotional states of others. Gender differences have been reported for various aspects ofExpand
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Facial emotion recognition and amygdala activation are associated with menstrual cycle phase
Converging evidence has accumulated that menstrual cycle and thus hormonal levels can affect emotional behavior, in particular facial emotion recognition. Here we explored the association of ovarianExpand
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Facial emotion recognition in patients with bipolar I and bipolar II disorder.
OBJECTIVES The ability to recognize facial emotional expressions is a fundamental skill that is necessary for successful social interaction. Previous studies examining this competency in patientsExpand
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How specific are emotional deficits? A comparison of empathic abilities in schizophrenia, bipolar and depressed patients
Empathy is a rather elaborated human ability and several recent studies highlight significant impairments in patients suffering from psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder orExpand
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Amygdala activation at 3T in response to human and avatar facial expressions of emotions
Facial expressions of emotions are important in nonverbal communication. Although numerous neural structures have been identified to be involved in emotional face processing, the amygdala is thoughtExpand
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