Face to Face with the Emotional Brain (The Scientist)


According to Associate Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences Paul Whalen and his co-author, how a deep brain structure called the amygdala responds to the facial cues predicts both normal and abnormal emotional states. Understanding the brain chemistry of these responses will lead to new strategies for treating and predicting psychopathology.

Read the full story, published by The Scientist on 02/1/11.

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