Defensive self-presentation style is associated with reduced prepulse inhibition.


Prepulse inhibition (PPI) of the startle response is a cross-species measure of sensorimotor gating that provides a valuable tool for assessing the capacity to effectively screen out irrelevant sensory input. Accumulating evidence suggests that PPI deficits may correlate with impairments in social cognition, i.e. the ability to construct representation… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.euroneuro.2010.12.009