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Neural Correlates of Conscious Self-Regulation of Emotion
Findings reinforce the view that emotional self-regulation is normally implemented by a neural circuit comprising various prefrontal regions and subcortical limbic structures and suggest that humans have the capacity to influence the electrochemical dynamics of their brains, by voluntarily changing the nature of the mind processes unfolding in the psychological space. Expand
Neural circuitry underlying voluntary suppression of sadness
Functional magnetic resonance imaging results confirm the key role played by the DLPFC in emotional self-regulation and indicate that the right DLP FC and right OFC are components of a neural circuit implicated in voluntary suppression of sadness. Expand
Areas of brain activation in males and females during viewing of erotic film excerpts
The findings reveal the existence of similarities and dissimilarities in the way the brain of both genders responds to erotic stimuli and suggest that the greater SA generally experienced by men, when viewing erotica, may be related to the functional gender difference found here with respect to the hypothalamus. Expand
“Change the mind and you change the brain”: effects of cognitive-behavioral therapy on the neural correlates of spider phobia
Questions pertaining to the neurobiological effects of psychotherapy are now considered among the most topical in psychiatry. With respect to this issue, positron emission tomography (PET) findingsExpand
Impact of mindfulness on the neural responses to emotional pictures in experienced and beginner meditators
The findings suggest that the long-term practice of mindfulness leads to emotional stability by promoting acceptance of emotional states and enhanced present-moment awareness, rather than by eliciting control over low-level affective cerebral systems from higher-order cortical brain regions. Expand
Dysfunction in the neural circuitry of emotional self-regulation in major depressive disorder
The results suggest that emotional dysregulation in major depressive disorder is related to a disturbance in the neural circuitry of emotional self-regulation. Expand
Effect of neurofeedback training on the neural substrates of selective attention in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: A functional magnetic resonance imaging study
Results suggest that in AD/HD children, NFT has the capacity to normalize the functioning of the anterior cingulate cortex, the key neural substrate of selective attention. Expand
Neural correlates of lexical and sublexical processes in reading
The results as a whole demonstrate that lexical and sublexical processes in reading activate different regions within a complex network of brain structures. Expand
The Neural Substrate for Concrete, Abstract, and Emotional Word Lexica A Positron Emission Tomography Study
Detailed analysis of the task substantially clarifies the neuroanatomic basis of single-word processing and suggests that the occipital regions are recruited for visual-perceptual analysis of words, and the left temporal lobe represents the neural substrate for the orthographic lexicon. Expand
Mind does really matter: Evidence from neuroimaging studies of emotional self-regulation, psychotherapy, and placebo effect
  • M. Beauregard
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Progress in Neurobiology
  • 1 March 2007
The results of neuroimaging studies of conscious and voluntary regulation of various emotional states show that metacognition and cognitive recontextualization selectively alters the way the brain processes and reacts to emotional stimuli. Expand