The Roles of Subdivisions of Human Insula in Emotion Perception and Auditory Processing

  title={The Roles of Subdivisions of Human Insula in Emotion Perception and Auditory Processing},
  author={Yang Zhang and Wenjing Zhou and Siyu Wang and Qin Zhou and Haixiang Wang and Bingqing Zhang and Juan Huang and Bo Hong and Xiaoqin Wang},
  journal={Cerebral Cortex},
Previous studies have shown insular activations involving sensory, motor, and affective processing. However, the functional roles of subdivisions within the human insula are still not well understood. In the present study, we used intracranial electroencephalography and electrical cortical stimulation to investigate the causal roles of subdivisions of the insula in auditory emotion perception in epilepsy patients implanted with depth electrodes in this brain region. The posterior and the… 

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