Investigating audiovisual integration of emotional signals in the human brain.

@article{Ethofer2006InvestigatingAI,
  title={Investigating audiovisual integration of emotional signals in the human brain.},
  author={Thomas Ethofer and Gilles Pourtois and Dirk Wildgruber},
  journal={Progress in brain research},
  year={2006},
  volume={156},
  pages={345-61}
}
Humans can communicate their emotional state via facial expression and affective prosody. This chapter reviews behavioural, neuroanatomical, electrophysiological and neuroimaging studies pertaining to audiovisual integration of emotional communicative signals. Particular emphasis will be given to neuroimaging studies using positron emission tomography (PET) or functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Conjunction analyses, interaction analyses, correlation analyses between haemodynamic… CONTINUE READING

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