The cognitive and emotional effects of amygdala damage

@article{Fine2000TheCA,
  title={The cognitive and emotional effects of amygdala damage},
  author={C Fine and Rjr Blair},
  journal={Neurocase},
  year={2000},
  volume={6},
  pages={435 - 450}
}
Single case studies of patients with selective lesions suggest three main categories of impairment following amygdala damage. First, amygdala lesions interfere with memory processes for emotional events. Second, deficits are seen in the processing of facial and auditory expressions of emotion, although this impairment appears to be more severe for some emotions than for others. Third, clinical and informal descriptions suggest that amygdala damage can result in aberrant social behaviour… 

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