Neural Dynamics of Rejection Sensitivity

@article{Kross2007NeuralDO,
  title={Neural Dynamics of Rejection Sensitivity},
  author={Ethan Kross and Tobias Egner and Kevin N. Ochsner and Joy Hirsch and Geraldine Downey},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience},
  year={2007},
  volume={19},
  pages={945-956}
}
Rejection sensitivity (RS) is the tendency to anxiously expect, readily perceive, and intensely react to rejection. This study used functional magnetic resonance imaging to explore whether individual differences in RS are mediated by differential recruitment of brain regions involved in emotional appraisal and/or cognitive control. High and low RS participants were scanned while viewing either representational paintings depicting themes of rejection and acceptance or nonrepresentational control… 

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