Normal recognition of emotional similarity between facial expressions following bilateral amygdala damage.

@article{Hamann1999NormalRO,
  title={Normal recognition of emotional similarity between facial expressions following bilateral amygdala damage.},
  author={Stephan B. Hamann and Ralph Adolphs},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={1999},
  volume={37 10},
  pages={1135-41}
}
Bilateral damage to the amygdala in humans has been previously linked to two deficits in recognizing emotion in facial expressions: recognition of individual basic emotions, especially fear, and recognition of similarity among emotional expressions. Although several studies have examined recognition of individual emotions following amygdala damage, only one subject has been examined on recognition of similarity. To assess the extent to which deficits in recognizing similarity among facial… CONTINUE READING

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