Anterior cingulate cortex responds differentially to expectancy violation and social rejection

@article{Somerville2006AnteriorCC,
  title={Anterior cingulate cortex responds differentially to expectancy violation and social rejection},
  author={L. Somerville and T. Heatherton and W. Kelley},
  journal={Nature Neuroscience},
  year={2006},
  volume={9},
  pages={1007-1008}
}
  • L. Somerville, T. Heatherton, W. Kelley
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Nature Neuroscience
  • This study investigated human anterior cingulate cortex (ACC) involvement during a task that dissociated expectancy violation from social rejection. Across two studies, participants underwent functional magnetic resonance imaging while making social judgments and receiving fictitious feedback that was either positive or negative and consistent or inconsistent with their expectations. The results demonstrate that the dorsal ACC is sensitive to expectancy violations, whereas the ventral ACC is… CONTINUE READING
    350 Citations

    Figures and Topics from this paper

    Explore Further: Topics Discussed in This Paper

    The Negative Consequences of Threat
    • 115
    • PDF
    Is dorsal anterior cingulate cortex activation in response to social exclusion due to expectancy violation? An fMRI study
    • 61
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    Neural Dynamics of Rejection Sensitivity
    • 168
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    Developmental influences on the neural bases of responses to social rejection: Implications of social neuroscience for education
    • 161
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    Self-esteem modulates medial prefrontal cortical responses to evaluative social feedback.
    • 140
    • PDF
    Implicitly Priming the Social Brain: Failure to Find Neural Effects
    • 8
    • PDF

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 15 REFERENCES
    Does Rejection Hurt? An fMRI Study of Social Exclusion
    • 2,852
    • PDF
    Conflict monitoring and anterior cingulate cortex: an update
    • 2,927
    • PDF
    Cognitive and emotional influences in anterior cingulate cortex
    • 5,414
    • PDF
    Trends Cogn. Sci
    • Trends Cogn. Sci
    • 2004
    Trends Cogn. Sci
    • Trends Cogn. Sci
    • 2000
    Biol. Psychiatry
    • Biol. Psychiatry
    • 1998