Impaired recognition of musical emotions and facial expressions following anteromedial temporal lobe excision.

@article{Gosselin2011ImpairedRO,
  title={Impaired recognition of musical emotions and facial expressions following anteromedial temporal lobe excision.},
  author={N. Gosselin and Isabelle Peretz and Dominique Hasboun and Michel Baulac and S{\'e}verine Samson},
  journal={Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior},
  year={2011},
  volume={47 9},
  pages={1116-25}
}
We have shown that an anteromedial temporal lobe resection can impair the recognition of scary music in a prior study (Gosselin et al., 2005). In other studies (Adolphs et al., 2001; Anderson et al., 2000), similar results have been obtained with fearful facial expressions. These findings suggest that scary music and fearful faces may be processed by common cerebral structures. To assess this possibility, we tested patients with unilateral anteromedial temporal excision and normal controls in… CONTINUE READING

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