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Automatic and intentional brain responses during evaluation of trustworthiness of faces
Successful social interaction partly depends on appraisal of others from their facial appearance. A critical aspect of this appraisal relates to whether we consider others to be trustworthy. WeExpand
Beauty in a smile: the role of medial orbitofrontal cortex in facial attractiveness
The attractiveness of a face is a highly salient social signal, influencing mate choice and other social judgements. In this study, we used event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)Expand
fMRI-adaptation reveals dissociable neural representations of identity and expression in face perception.
The distributed model of face processing proposes an anatomical dissociation between brain regions that encode invariant aspects of faces, such as identity, and those that encode changeable aspectsExpand
Brain systems for assessing facial attractiveness
Attractiveness is a facial attribute that shapes human affiliative behaviours. In a previous study we reported a linear response to facial attractiveness in orbitofrontal cortex (OFC), a regionExpand
Common and distinct neural responses during direct and incidental processing of multiple facial emotions
We performed an event-related fMRI experiment in which subjects viewed morphed emotional faces displaying low or high intensities of disgust, fear, happiness, or sadness under two task conditions. Expand
Functional Heterogeneity in Human Olfactory Cortex: An Event-Related Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study
Studies of patients with focal brain injury indicate that smell perception involves caudal orbitofrontal and medial temporal cortices, but a more precise functional organization has not beenExpand
Separate Coding of Different Gaze Directions in the Superior Temporal Sulcus and Inferior Parietal Lobule
Summary Electrophysiological recording in the anterior superior temporal sulcus (STS) of monkeys has demonstrated separate cell populations responsive to direct and averted gaze [1, 2]. HumanExpand
Brain Responses to the Acquired Moral Status of Faces
We examined whether neural responses associated with judgments of socially relevant aspects of the human face extend to stimuli that acquire their significance through learning in a meaningfulExpand
The Brain Basis for Misophonia
Summary Misophonia is an affective sound-processing disorder characterized by the experience of strong negative emotions (anger and anxiety) in response to everyday sounds, such as those generated byExpand
Effects of Low-Spatial Frequency Components of Fearful Faces on Fusiform Cortex Activity
Emotive faces elicit neural responses even when they are not consciously perceived. We used faces hybridized from spatial frequency-filtered individual stimuli to study processing of facial emotion.Expand