|Number of pages||19|
|Journal||Journal of Consciousness Studies|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|
- Anterior cortical midline structures (aCMS)
- Emotional experience
- Self-related processing
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T1 - The relationship of self-relatedness and emotional processing
AU - Heinzel, Alexander
AU - Northoff, Georg Franz Josef
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PY - 2014
Y1 - 2014
N2 - Self and emotion have been discussed separately in philosophy, psychology, and neuroscience whereas their relationship has been rather neglected. We here suggest that they are intrinsically linked by demonstrating that self-relatedness accounts for the subjectivity of emotions, and emotional valence reflects affectivity of the self. Based on functional imaging studies, we discuss different possible spatio-temporal patterns of neural activity in anterior cortical midline structures (aCMS) that allow us to link and, at the same time, to distinguish self-relatedness and emotional valence. We conclude that the aCMS may be crucial in affectively colouring our self and associating our emotional feelings with the self. © Imprint Academic, 2014.
AB - Self and emotion have been discussed separately in philosophy, psychology, and neuroscience whereas their relationship has been rather neglected. We here suggest that they are intrinsically linked by demonstrating that self-relatedness accounts for the subjectivity of emotions, and emotional valence reflects affectivity of the self. Based on functional imaging studies, we discuss different possible spatio-temporal patterns of neural activity in anterior cortical midline structures (aCMS) that allow us to link and, at the same time, to distinguish self-relatedness and emotional valence. We conclude that the aCMS may be crucial in affectively colouring our self and associating our emotional feelings with the self. © Imprint Academic, 2014.
KW - Anterior cortical midline structures (aCMS)
KW - Emotional experience
KW - Emotions
KW - Self
KW - Self-related processing
M3 - Article
SN - 1355-8250
VL - 21
SP - 30
EP - 48
JO - Journal of Consciousness Studies
JF - Journal of Consciousness Studies
IS - 9-10