Variation of human amygdala response during threatening stimuli as a function of 5'HTTLPR genotype and personality style.


BACKGROUND In the brain, processing of fearful stimuli engages the amygdala, and the variability of its activity is associated with genetic factors as well as with emotional salience. The objective of this study was to explore the relevance of personality style for variability of amygdala response. METHODS We studied two groups (n=14 in each group) of… (More)


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