The nexus between decision making and emotion regulation: a review of convergent neurocognitive substrates.

@article{Mitchell2011TheNB,
  title={The nexus between decision making and emotion regulation: a review of convergent neurocognitive substrates.},
  author={Derek G. V. Mitchell},
  journal={Behavioural brain research},
  year={2011},
  volume={217 1},
  pages={215-31}
}
Emotional information, such as reward or punishment, gains rapid and often preferential access to neurocognitive resources. This ability to quickly evaluate and integrate emotion-related information is thought to benefit a range of behaviours critical for survival. Conversely, the improper use of, or preoccupation with, emotional information is associated with disruptions in functioning and psychiatric disorders. Optimally, an organism utilizes emotional information when it is significant, and… CONTINUE READING
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