The neural basis of unconditional love

@article{Beauregard2009TheNB,
  title={The neural basis of unconditional love},
  author={Mario Beauregard and J. Courtemanche and V. Paquette and Evelyne Landry St-Pierre},
  journal={Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging},
  year={2009},
  volume={172},
  pages={93-98}
}
Functional neuroimaging studies have shown that romantic love and maternal love are mediated by regions specific to each, as well as overlapping regions in the brain's reward system. Nothing is known yet regarding the neural underpinnings of unconditional love. The main goal of this functional magnetic resonance imaging study was to identify the brain regions supporting this form of love. Participants were scanned during a control condition and an experimental condition. In the control… Expand
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