Response inhibition and impulsivity: an fMRI study

  title={Response inhibition and impulsivity: an fMRI study},
  author={N. Horn and M. Dolan and R. Elliott and J. Deakin and P. Woodruff},
  • N. Horn, M. Dolan, +2 authors P. Woodruff
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuropsychologia
  • Aggressive, suicidal and violent behaviour have been associated with impulsive personality and difficulty in inhibiting responses. We used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) of the whole brain to examine the neural correlates of response inhibition in 19 normal subjects as they performed a Go/NoGo task. Subjects completed Eysenck's Impulsivity Scale, Barratt's Impulsivity Scale (BIS) and behavioural impulsivity tasks. Associations between blood oxygen level dependent (BOLD) response… CONTINUE READING
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