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Unformatted text preview: Authors: Burnett, Stephanie 1 [email protected] Bird, Geoffrey 1 Moll, Jorge 2 Frith, Chris 1,3 Blakemore, Sarah-Jayne 1 Source: Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience ; Sep2009, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p1736-1750, 15p, 1 Black and White Photograph, 1 Diagram, 3 Charts, 4 Graphs Abstract: In this fMRI study, we investigated the development between adolescence and adulthood of the neural processing of social emotions. Unlike basic emotions (such as disgust and fear), social emotions (such as guilt and embarrassment) require the representation of another's mental states. Nineteen adolescents (10-18 years) and 10 adults (22-32 years) were scanned while thinking about scenarios featuring either social or basic emotions. In both age groups, the anterior rostral medial prefrontal cortex (MPFC) was activated during social versus basic emotion. However, adolescents activated a lateral part of the MPFC activated during social versus basic emotion....
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