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The brain mechanisms underlying emotion

Edmund T. Rolls

in Emotion and Decision-making Explained

Published in print October 2013 | ISBN: 9780199659890
Published online January 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191772078 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659890.003.0004
The brain mechanisms underlying emotion

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The functions of the orbitofrontal cortex, cingulate cortex, amygdala, and other brain regions in emotion and its disorders including depression are described.

Keywords: orbitofrontal cortex; cingulate cortex; amygdala; emotion; hypothalamus; depression

Chapter.  82412 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neuroscience

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