Social anxiety modulates amygdala activation during social conditioning.

@article{Pejic2013SocialAM,
  title={Social anxiety modulates amygdala activation during social conditioning.},
  author={Tanja Pejic and Andrea Hermann and Dieter Vaitl and Rudolf Stark},
  journal={Social cognitive and affective neuroscience},
  year={2013},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={267-76}
}
Aversive social learning experiences might play a significant role in the aetiology of social anxiety disorder. Therefore, we investigated emotional learning and unlearning processes in healthy humans using a social conditioning paradigm. Forty-nine healthy subjects participated in a 2-day fMRI differential conditioning protocol. Acquisition and extinction were conducted on Day 1 and extinction recall on Day 2. BOLD responses, ratings and skin conductance responses were collected. Our data… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 3 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS