Love and fear are visible across the brain instead of being restricted to any brain region -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Love and fear are visible across the brain instead of being restricted to any brain region

20/02/2018

Image: an emotional state mainly activates wide, overlapping neural networks; Copyright: Heini Saarimäki

An emotional state mainly activates wide, overlapping neural networks. When comparing groups of emotions, positive emotions activate the anterior prefrontal cortex, negative basic emotions tend to activate the somatomotor and subcortical regions.