Startle reflex and emotion modulation impairment after a right amygdala lesion.

@article{Angrilli1996StartleRA,
  title={Startle reflex and emotion modulation impairment after a right amygdala lesion.},
  author={Alessandro Angrilli and Albert Mauri and Daniela Palomba and Herta Flor and Niels Birbaumer and Giuseppe Sartori and Franscesco Di Paola},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  year={1996},
  volume={119 ( Pt 6)},
  pages={1991-2000}
}
In the present study, startle responses during resting states as well as during the presentation of a set of emotive slides were recorded from a 32-year-old male patient with a rare localized lesion of the right amygdala. The startle reflex is a response modulated by affective states: it has been reliably used in the literature to measure the aversiveness of emotive stimuli. The animal literature has shown that the circuit of this reflex is directly influenced by amygdala projections. The… CONTINUE READING
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