Context conditioning and extinction in humans: differential contribution of the hippocampus, amygdala and prefrontal cortex

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Functional magnetic resonance imaging was used to investigate the role of the hippocampus, amygdala and medial prefrontal cortex (mPFC) in a contextual conditioning and extinction paradigm provoking anxiety. Twenty-one healthy persons participated in a differential context conditioning procedure with two different background colours as contexts. During… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2009.06624.x

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@article{Lang2009ContextCA, title={Context conditioning and extinction in humans: differential contribution of the hippocampus, amygdala and prefrontal cortex}, author={Simone Lang and Alexander Kroll and Slawomira J Lipinski and Mich{\`e}le Wessa and Stephanie Ridder and Christoph Christmann and Lothar R. Schad and Herta Flor}, journal={The European Journal of Neuroscience}, year={2009}, volume={29}, pages={823 - 832} }