Neural correlates of internally-generated disgust via autobiographical recall: a functional magnetic resonance imaging investigation

@article{Fitzgerald2004NeuralCO,
  title={Neural correlates of internally-generated disgust via autobiographical recall: a functional magnetic resonance imaging investigation},
  author={Daniel A. Fitzgerald and S. Posse and Gregory J. Moore and Manuel E. Tancer and K. Luan Phan},
  journal={Neuroscience Letters},
  year={2004},
  volume={370},
  pages={91-96}
}
Converging lines of evidence suggest the involvement of the insula and basal ganglia in the processing of disgust, an important primary emotion that guides the avoidance of potential physical contamination and disease. Prior human lesion and functional brain imaging studies have employed exteroceptive sensory stimuli such as facial expressions of disgust, and disgust-eliciting pictures. Thus, the neural substrates underlying the internal experience of disgust remain unknown. The present fMRI… CONTINUE READING
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