Theta signal as the neural signature of social exclusion.

@article{Cristofori2013ThetaSA,
  title={Theta signal as the neural signature of social exclusion.},
  author={Irene Cristofori and Laura Moretti and Sylvain Harquel and Andr{\'e}s Posada and Gianluca Deiana and Jean Isnard and François Maugui{\`e}re and A. Sirigu},
  journal={Cerebral cortex},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 10},
  pages={2437-47}
}
The feeling of being excluded from a social interaction triggers social pain, a sensation as intense as actual physical pain. Little is known about the neurophysiological underpinnings of social pain. We addressed this issue using intracranial electroencephalography in 15 patients performing a ball game where inclusion and exclusion blocks were alternated. Time-frequency analyses showed an increase in power of theta-band oscillations during exclusion in the anterior insula (AI) and posterior… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 45 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 11 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS
20 Citations
58 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 20 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 58 references

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…