Self-face evaluation and self-esteem in young females: An fMRI study using contrast effect

@article{Oikawa2012SelffaceEA,
  title={Self-face evaluation and self-esteem in young females: An fMRI study using contrast effect},
  author={Hiraku Oikawa and Motoaki Sugiura and Atsushi Sekiguchi and Takashi Tsukiura and Carlos Makoto Miyauchi and Takashi Hashimoto and Teruko Takano-Yamamoto and Ryuta Kawashima},
  journal={NeuroImage},
  year={2012},
  volume={59 4},
  pages={3668-76}
}
Self-evaluation is affected by facial attractiveness, particularly in females, and may be related to self-esteem. Self-face evaluation is relative to the attractiveness of others ("contrast effect"). In this functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) study, we examined both the neural correlates of self-face evaluation using the contrast effect and a neural relationship between self-face evaluation and self-esteem. We prepared the following three types of "target faces": one's own face (S), a… CONTINUE READING
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