Matias Ison

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The amygdala is important in emotion, but it remains unknown whether it is specialized for certain stimulus categories. We analyzed responses recorded from 489 single neurons in the amygdalae of 41 neurosurgical patients and found a categorical selectivity for pictures of animals in the right amygdala. This selectivity appeared to be independent of(More)
Supplementary Methods Electrophysiological Recordings All studies conformed to the guidelines of the Medical Institutional Review Board at UCLA. Electrode locations were based exclusively on clinical criteria and were verified by MRI or by computer tomography co-registered to preoperative MRI. Based on MRI analysis and stereotaxic electrode placement, we(More)
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