Sex, beauty and the orbitofrontal cortex.

@article{Ishai2007SexBA,
  title={Sex, beauty and the orbitofrontal cortex.},
  author={A. Ishai},
  journal={International journal of psychophysiology : official journal of the International Organization of Psychophysiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={63 2},
  pages={
          181-5
        }
}
  • A. Ishai
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International journal of psychophysiology : official journal of the International Organization of Psychophysiology
Face perception is mediated by a distributed neural system in the human brain. Attention, memory and emotion modulate the neural activation evoked by faces, however the effects of gender and sexual orientation are currently unknown. To test whether subjects would respond more to their sexually-preferred faces, we scanned 40 hetero- and homosexual men and women whilst they assessed facial attractiveness. Behaviorally, regardless of their gender and sexual orientation, all subjects similarly… Expand
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