Modulation of the brain activity in outcome evaluation by interpersonal relationship: an ERP study.

@article{Leng2010ModulationOT,
  title={Modulation of the brain activity in outcome evaluation by interpersonal relationship: an ERP study.},
  author={Yue Leng and Xiaolin Zhou},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2010},
  volume={48 2},
  pages={448-55}
}
Previous event-related potential (ERP) studies employing monetary gambling tasks have demonstrated that the brain responds differentially not only to one's own gain and loss but also to the others' gambling outcomes. Empathy and motivational significance are implicated in the processes of outcome evaluation. This study is to explore to what extent the brain activity is modulated by the interpersonal relationship between the individual and the other agent, who can be a friend or a stranger… CONTINUE READING

2 Figures & Tables

Topics