Impaired perception of facial emotions following bilateral damage to the anterior temporal lobe.

@article{Schmolck2001ImpairedPO,
  title={Impaired perception of facial emotions following bilateral damage to the anterior temporal lobe.},
  author={Heike Schmolck and Larry R Squire},
  journal={Neuropsychology},
  year={2001},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={30-8}
}
Two patients (E.P. and G.T.) were previously described with damage to amygdala and anterior temporal cortex (S.B. Hamann et al., 1996). Both rated emotions in facial expressions normally (the rating task) when the data analysis followed a method that had revealed an impairment in the well-studied patient S.M. The present study reports findings for a 3rd patient (G.P.) with the rating task and reexamines the data for E.P. and G.T. All 3 patients were also given a labeling task in which they… CONTINUE READING

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