Sex-related differences in neural activity during emotion regulation

@article{Mak2009SexrelatedDI,
  title={Sex-related differences in neural activity during emotion regulation},
  author={Amanda K. Y. Mak and Zhi-guo Hu and John X. Zhang and Zhuang-Wei Xiao and Tatia M. C. Lee},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2009},
  volume={47},
  pages={2900-2908}
}
The sex disparity in the development of depression has long been an important research topic, but the sex-related differences in neural activity during emotion regulation have been less thoroughly studied. It was hypothesized that, during the regulation of emotion, there would be more activation in the prefrontal regions implicated in cognitive processing for males, while there would be more activation in the prefrontal regions implicated in affective processing for females. This fMRI study… CONTINUE READING

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