Emotion regulation: Quantitative meta-analysis of functional activation and deactivation

@article{Frank2014EmotionRQ,
  title={Emotion regulation: Quantitative meta-analysis of functional activation and deactivation},
  author={David W. Frank and Matthew Dewitt and Matthew E Hudgens-Haney and David J. Schaeffer and B. Hunter Ball and Nicolette Francoise Schwarz and Anan A. Hussein and Laura M. Smart and Dean Sabatinelli},
  journal={Neuroscience \& Biobehavioral Reviews},
  year={2014},
  volume={45},
  pages={202-211}
}
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