Brain habituation during repeated exposure to fearful and neutral faces: A functional MRI study

@article{Fischer2003BrainHD,
  title={Brain habituation during repeated exposure to fearful and neutral faces: A functional MRI study},
  author={H{\aa}kan Fischer and Christopher I. Wright and Paul J. Whalen and Sean C. McInerney and Lisa M. Shin and Scott L. Rauch},
  journal={Brain Research Bulletin},
  year={2003},
  volume={59},
  pages={387-392}
}
Central nervous system habituation in humans was studied using functional magnetic resonance imaging and repeated presentations of single fearful and neutral faces. Habituation of blood-oxygenation-level-dependent (BOLD) signal during exposure to face stimuli, collapsed over fearful and neutral expressions, was evident in the right amygdala and hippocampus, as well as in the medial/inferior temporal cortex bilaterally. In the hippocampus, significantly greater habituation was evident on the… 
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