Rethinking Feelings: An fMRI Study of the Cognitive Regulation of Emotion

@article{Ochsner2002RethinkingFA,
  title={Rethinking Feelings: An fMRI Study of the Cognitive Regulation of Emotion},
  author={Kevin N. Ochsner and Silvia A. Bunge and James J. Gross and John D. E. Gabrieli},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience},
  year={2002},
  volume={14},
  pages={1215-1229}
}
The ability to cognitively regulate emotional responses to aversive events is important for mental and physical health. Little is known, however, about neural bases of the cognitive control of emotion. The present study employed functional magnetic resonance imaging to examine the neural systems used to reappraise highly negative scenes in unemotional terms. Reappraisal of highly negative scenes reduced subjective experience of negative affect. Neural correlates of reappraisal were increased… CONTINUE READING
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