The effect of cingulate lesions on social behaviour and emotion

  title={The effect of cingulate lesions on social behaviour and emotion},
  author={K. A. Hadland and Matthew F. S. Rushworth and David Gaffan and Richard E. Passingham},
Functional and structural neuroimaging of the human cingulate cortex has identified this region with emotion and social cognition and suggested that cingulate pathology may be associated with emotional and social behavioural disturbances. The importance of the cingulate cortex for emotion and social behaviour, however, has not been clear from lesion studies. Bilateral lesions in the cingulate cortex were made in three macaques and their social interactions were compared with those of controls… CONTINUE READING


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