Repetition suppression of faces is modulated by emotion.

  title={Repetition suppression of faces is modulated by emotion.},
  author={Alumit Ishai and Luiz Pessoa and Philip C Bikle and Leslie G. Ungerleider},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  volume={101 26},
Single-unit recordings and functional brain imaging studies have shown reduced neural responses to repeated stimuli in the visual cortex. By using event-related functional MRI, we compared the activation evoked by repetitions of neutral and fearful faces, which were either task relevant (targets) or irrelevant (distracters). We found that within the inferior occipital gyri, lateral fusiform gyri, superior temporal sulci, amygdala, and the inferior frontal gyri/insula, targets evoked stronger… CONTINUE READING
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