Visceral influences on brain and behavior

Critchley, Hugo D and Harrison, Neil A (2013) Visceral influences on brain and behavior. Neuron, 77 (4). pp. 624-638. ISSN 0896-6273

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Abstract

Mental processes and their neural substrates are intimately linked to the homeostatic control of internal bodily state. There are a set of distinct interoceptive pathways that directly and indirectly influence brain functions. The anatomical organization of these pathways and the psychological/behavioral expressions of their influence appear along discrete, evolutionarily conserved dimensions that are tractable to a mechanistic understanding. Here, we review the role of these pathways as sources of biases to perception, cognition, emotion, and behavior and arguably the dynamic basis to the concept of self

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: Brighton and Sussex Medical School > Neuroscience
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
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Depositing User: Hazelle Woodhurst
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2013 12:53
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2017 17:51
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/43817
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