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Beyond brain regions: Network perspective of cognition–emotion interactions

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  23 May 2012

Luiz Pessoa
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Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742. pessoa@umd.edu http://emotioncognition.org
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Abstract

Lindquist et al. provide a convincing case against what they call the locationist account of emotion. Their quantitative approach elegantly illustrates the shortcomings of this still-entrenched viewpoint. Here, I discuss how a network perspective will advance our understanding of structure-function mappings in general, and the relationship between emotion and cognition in the brain.

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