Left-hemisphere processing of emotional connotation during word generation.

@article{Crosson1999LefthemispherePO,
  title={Left-hemisphere processing of emotional connotation during word generation.},
  author={Bruce Crosson and Krestin J Radonovich and Joseph R. Sadek and Didem G{\"o}kçay and Russell M Bauer and Ira S. Fischler and Mackenzie A. Cato and Leeza M. Maron and Edward J. Auerbach and Samuel R. Browd and Richard W. Briggs},
  journal={Neuroreport},
  year={1999},
  volume={10 12},
  pages={
          2449-55
        }
}
Areas of the brain's left hemisphere involved in retrieving words with emotional connotations were studied with fMRI. Participants silently generated words from different semantic categories which evoked either words with emotional connotations or emotionally neutral words. Participants repeated emotionally neutral words as a control task. Compared with generation of emotionally neutral words, generation of words with emotional connotations engaged cortices near the left frontal and temporal… CONTINUE READING

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: Supported by University of Florida Brain Institute and grant R01-DC03455 from NIDCD. Thanks to NIMH Center for the Study of Emotion and Attention (Grant P50-MH52384

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