The human emotional brain without sleep — a prefrontal amygdala disconnect

  title={The human emotional brain without sleep — a prefrontal amygdala disconnect},
  author={S. Yoo and N. Gujar and Peter Hu and F. Jolesz and M. Walker},
  journal={Current Biology},
Summary Sleep deprivation is known to impair a range of functions, including immune regulation and metabolic control, as well as neurocognitive processes, such as learning and memory [1]. But evidence for the role of sleep in regulating our emotional brain-state is surprisingly scarce, and while the dysregulation of affective stability following sleep loss has received subjective documentation [2,3], any neural examination remains absent. Clinical evidence suggests that sleep and emotion… Expand
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