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The Neural Correlates of Moral Sensitivity: A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Investigation of Basic and Moral Emotions
Humans are endowed with a natural sense of fairness that permeates social perceptions and interactions. This moral stance is so ubiquitous that we may not notice it as a fundamental component ofExpand
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Severe disturbance of higher cognition after bilateral frontal lobe ablation
After bilateral ablation of orbital and lower mesial frontal cortices, a patient had profound changes of behavior that have remained stable for 8 years. Although he could not meet personal andExpand
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Neurological and Neuropsychological Bases of Empathy
  • P. Eslinger
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • European Neurology
  • 1 May 1998
Impairments of social behavior after cerebral damage are often problematic and difficult to assess and manage, with few models addressing evaluation, treatment options and prognosis. Recent studiesExpand
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The Moral Affiliations of Disgust: A Functional MRI Study
Recent investigations in cognitive neuroscience have shown that ordinary human behavior is guided by emotions that are uniquely human in their experiential and interpersonal aspects. These “moralExpand
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Measuring mild cognitive impairment in patients with Parkinson's disease
We examined the frequency of Parkinson disease with mild cognitive impairment (PD‐MCI) and its subtypes and the accuracy of 3 cognitive scales for detecting PD‐MCI using the new criteria for PD‐MCIExpand
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Metacognitive deficits in frontotemporal dementia
Objectives: To investigate whether metacognitive impairments in self-awareness and self-monitoring occur in patients with frontotemporal dementia (FTD), particularly among those with prominent socialExpand
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Social cognition, executive functioning, and neuroimaging correlates of empathic deficits in frontotemporal dementia.
The authors investigated aspects of interpersonal sensitivity and perspective-taking in relation to empathy, social cognitions, and executive functioning in 26 frontotemporal dementia (FTD) patients.Expand
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Frontal lobe and frontal-striatal substrates for different forms of human cognitive flexibility
Frontal lobe and basal ganglia lesions have been associated with similar cognitive impairments, although their specialized roles in behavior are likely to be different. We examined whether theseExpand
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