Socially excluded individuals fail to recruit medial prefrontal cortex for negative social scenes.

@article{Powers2013SociallyEI,
  title={Socially excluded individuals fail to recruit medial prefrontal cortex for negative social scenes.},
  author={Katherine E. Powers and Dylan D. Wagner and Catherine J. Norris and Todd F. Heatherton},
  journal={Social cognitive and affective neuroscience},
  year={2013},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={151-7}
}
Converging behavioral evidence suggests that people respond to experiences of social exclusion with both defensive and affiliative strategies, allowing them to avoid further distress while also encouraging re-establishment of positive social connections. However, there are unresolved questions regarding the cognitive mechanisms underlying people's responses to social exclusion. Here, we sought to gain insight into these behavioral tendencies by using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 6 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.
21 Citations
42 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 21 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 42 references

Social rejection and self- versus other-awareness

  • Y. D. Hess, C. L. Pickett
  • Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46(2…
  • 2010
Highly Influential
3 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…