After a fight with a partner, brain activity predicts emotional resiliency

Thursday, March 11, 2010 - 23:28 in Psychology & Sociology

Neural activity in the lateral prefrontal cortex can predict whether an individual will still be upset on the day after a conflict with his or her partner, according to new research. The findings point to the brain region's role in emotion regulation, and suggest that greater activity in this area might lead to improvement in day-to-day mood.

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