Behavioral differences in aggressive children linked with neural mechanisms of emotion regulation.

@article{Lewis2006BehavioralDI,
  title={Behavioral differences in aggressive children linked with neural mechanisms of emotion regulation.},
  author={Marc D. Lewis and Isabela Granic and Connie Lamm},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2006},
  volume={1094},
  pages={
          164-77
        }
}
Children with aggressive behavior problems may have difficulties regulating negative emotions, resulting in harmful patterns of interpersonal behavior at home and in the schoolyard. Ventral and dorsal regions of the prefrontal cortex (PFC) have been associated with response inhibition and self-control-key components of emotion regulation. Our research program aims to explore differences among aggressive and normal children in the activation of these cortical regions during emotional episodes… CONTINUE READING

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