Sex differences in the neural bases of social appraisals.

  title={Sex differences in the neural bases of social appraisals.},
  author={Kim Veroude and Jelle Jolles and Gerda Croiset and L. C. Krabbendam},
  journal={Social cognitive and affective neuroscience},
  volume={9 4},
Behavioral research has demonstrated an advantage for females compared with males in social information processing. However, little is known about sex-related differences in brain activation during understanding of self and others. In the current functional magnetic resonance imaging study, this was assessed in late adolescents (aged 18-19) and young adults (aged 23-25) when making appraisals of self and other as well as reflected self-appraisals. Across all groups and for all appraisal… CONTINUE READING


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