Threat sensitivity as assessed by automatic amygdala response to fearful faces predicts speed of visual search for facial expression

Abstract

It has been argued that the amygdala represents an integral component of a vigilance system that is primarily involved in the perception of ambiguous stimuli of biological relevance. The present investigation was conducted to examine the relationship between automatic amygdala responsivity to fearful faces which may be interpreted as an index of trait-like… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00221-007-1022-0

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