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The cognitive control of emotion
The capacity to control emotion is important for human adaptation. Questions about the neural bases of emotion regulation have recently taken on new importance, as functional imaging studies inExpand
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For better or for worse: neural systems supporting the cognitive down- and up-regulation of negative emotion
Functional neuroimaging studies examining the neural bases of the cognitive control of emotion have found increased prefrontal and decreased amygdala activation for the reduction or down-regulationExpand
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Rethinking Feelings: An fMRI Study of the Cognitive Regulation of Emotion
The ability to cognitively regulate emotional responses to aversive events is important for mental and physical health. Little is known, however, about neural bases of the cognitive control ofExpand
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Social effects of oxytocin in humans: context and person matter
Building on animal research, the past decade has witnessed a surge of interest in the effects of oxytocin on social cognition and prosocial behavior in humans. This work has generated considerableExpand
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Functional imaging studies of emotion regulation: a synthetic review and evolving model of the cognitive control of emotion
This paper reviews and synthesizes functional imaging research that over the past decade has begun to offer new insights into the brain mechanisms underlying emotion regulation. Toward that end, theExpand
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Cognitive reappraisal of emotion: a meta-analysis of human neuroimaging studies.
In recent years, an explosion of neuroimaging studies has examined cognitive reappraisal, an emotion regulation strategy that involves changing the way one thinks about a stimulus in order to changeExpand
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Prefrontal-Subcortical Pathways Mediating Successful Emotion Regulation
Although prefrontal cortex has been implicated in the cognitive regulation of emotion, the cortical-subcortical interactions that mediate this ability remain poorly understood. To address this issue,Expand
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Neural Systems Underlying the Suppression of Unwanted Memories
Over a century ago, Freud proposed that unwanted memories can be excluded from awareness, a process called repression. It is unknown, however, how repression occurs in the brain. We used functionalExpand
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Reflecting upon Feelings: An fMRI Study of Neural Systems Supporting the Attribution of Emotion to Self and Other
Understanding one's own and other individual's emotional states is essential for maintaining emotional equilibrium and strong social bonds. Although the neural substrates supporting reflection uponExpand
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The neuroscience of empathy: progress, pitfalls and promise
The last decade has witnessed enormous growth in the neuroscience of empathy. Here, we survey research in this domain with an eye toward evaluating its strengths and weaknesses. First, we take stockExpand
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