Human amygdala responsivity to masked fearful eye whites
Whalen, P. J., Kagan, J., Cook, R. G., Davis, F. C., Kim, H., Polis, S., McLaren, D. G., Somerville, L. H., McLean, A. A., Maxwell, J. S. and Johnstone, T. (2004) Human amygdala responsivity to masked fearful eye whites. Science, 306 (5704). p. 2061. ISSN 1095-9203
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The amygdala was more responsive to fearful (larger) eye whites than to happy (smaller) eye whites presented in a masking paradigm that mitigated subjects' awareness of their presence and aberrant nature. These data demonstrate that the amygdala is responsive to elements of.