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The cognitive control of emotion
The results suggest a functional architecture for the cognitive control of emotion that dovetails with findings from other human and nonhuman research on emotion. Expand
For better or for worse: neural systems supporting the cognitive down- and up-regulation of negative emotion
Results suggest that both common and distinct neural systems support various forms of reappraisal and that which particular prefrontal systems modulate the amygdala in different ways depends on the regulatory goal and strategy employed. Expand
Rethinking Feelings: An fMRI Study of the Cognitive Regulation of Emotion
Functional magnetic resonance imaging findings support the hypothesis that prefrontal cortex is involved in constructing reappraisal strategies that can modulate activity in multiple emotion-processing systems. Expand
Social effects of oxytocin in humans: context and person matter
It is proposed that this literature can be informed by an interactionist approach in which the effects of oxytocin are constrained by features of situations and/or individuals. Expand
Functional imaging studies of emotion regulation: a synthetic review and evolving model of the cognitive control of emotion
This paper outlines a model of the processes and neural systems involved in emotion generation and regulation and shows how the model can be generalized to understand the brain mechanisms underlying other emotion regulation strategies as well as a range of other allied phenomena. Expand
Are affective events richly recollected or simply familiar? The experience and process of recognizing feelings past.
  • K. Ochsner
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of experimental psychology. General
  • 1 June 2000
Data suggest that greater recollection for affective events leads them to be more richly experienced in memory, and they are consistent with the idea that the states of remembering and knowing are experientially exclusive, whereas the processes underlying them are functionally independent. Expand
Cognitive reappraisal of emotion: a meta-analysis of human neuroimaging studies.
A meta-analysis of 48 neuroimaging studies of reappraisal suggests that reappRAisal involves the use of cognitive control to modulate semantic representations of an emotional stimulus, and these altered representations in turn attenuate activity in the amygdala. Expand
Prefrontal-Subcortical Pathways Mediating Successful Emotion Regulation
Evidence is provided that right ventrolateral prefrontal region (vlPFC) is involved in both the generation and regulation of emotion through different subcortical pathways, suggesting a general role for this region in appraisal processes. Expand
Neural Systems Underlying the Suppression of Unwanted Memories
Functional magnetic resonance imaging is used to identify the neural systems involved in keeping unwanted memories out of awareness and establish a neurobiological model for guiding inquiry into motivated forgetting. Expand
Reflecting upon Feelings: An fMRI Study of Neural Systems Supporting the Attribution of Emotion to Self and Other
It is suggested that self and other evaluation of emotion rely on a network of common mechanisms centered on the MPFC, which has been hypothesized to support mental state attributions in general, and that medial and lateral PFC regions selectively recruited by self or other judgments may be involved in attention to, and elaboration of, internally as opposed to externally generated information. Expand