Sex-Related Difference in Amygdala Activity during Emotionally Influenced Memory Storage

@article{Cahill2001SexRelatedDI,
  title={Sex-Related Difference in Amygdala Activity during Emotionally Influenced Memory Storage},
  author={L. Cahill and R. Haier and N. White and J. Fallon and M. Alkire},
  journal={Neurobiology of Learning and Memory},
  year={2001},
  volume={75},
  pages={1-9}
}
  • L. Cahill, R. Haier, +2 authors M. Alkire
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
  • We tested the possibility suggested by previous imaging studies that amygdala participation in the storage of emotionally influenced memory is differentially lateralized in men and women. Male and female subjects received two PET scans for regional cerebral glucose-one while viewing a series of emotionally provocative (negative) films, and a second while viewing a series of matched, but emotionally more neutral, films. Consistent with suggestions from several previously published studies… CONTINUE READING

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