Event-related potential and functional MRI studies of emotion and self-relevance

Fields, Eric.

Abstract: This dissertation is comprised of three related, but distinct projects. Chapters 1 and 2 explore the processing of emotional stimuli and how emotional properties of stimuli interact with context, goals, schemas, and basic cognitive processes. Chapter 1 presents a functional MRI study showing that self-related processing in the medial prefrontal cortex (a brain region long associated with... read more

Tufts University. Department of Psychology.
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