MEG Evidence for Dynamic Amygdala Modulations by Gaze and Facial Emotions

  title={MEG Evidence for Dynamic Amygdala Modulations by Gaze and Facial Emotions},
  author={Thibaud Dumas and St{\'e}phanie Dubal and Yohan Attal and Marie Chupin and Roland Jouvent and Shasha Morel and Nathalie George},
  booktitle={PloS one},
BACKGROUND Amygdala is a key brain region for face perception. While the role of amygdala in the perception of facial emotion and gaze has been extensively highlighted with fMRI, the unfolding in time of amydgala responses to emotional versus neutral faces with different gaze directions is scarcely known. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS Here we addressed this question in healthy subjects using MEG combined with an original source imaging method based on individual amygdala volume segmentation… CONTINUE READING
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