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

@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}
}
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… CONTINUE READING