A specific neural substrate for perceiving facial expressions of disgust

@article{Phillips1997ASN,
  title={A specific neural substrate for perceiving facial expressions of disgust},
  author={Mary L. Phillips and A. W. Young and Carl Senior and M. F. Brammer and Christopher Andrew and Andrew J. Calder and Edward T. Bullmore and David Ian Perrett and Duncan Rowland and S. C. Williams and J. A. Gray and Anthony S. David},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1997},
  volume={389},
  pages={495-498}
}
Recognition of facial expressions is critical to our appreciation of the social and physical environment, with separate emotions having distinct facial expressions. Perception of fearful facial expressions has been extensively studied, appearing to depend upon the amygdala. Disgust — literally ‘bad taste’ — is another important emotion, with a distinct evolutionary history, and is conveyed by a characteristic facial expression. We have used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to… 

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