State of the union between cognitive neuroscience and emotion

Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging & Behavior, Departments of Psychiatry & Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Waisman Center, 1500 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, USA.
Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics (Impact Factor: 2.78). 08/2008; 8(7):1025-7. DOI: 10.1586/14737175.8.7.1025
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The 15th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society brought together researchers and exhibitors to discuss and present data relevant to the study of the mind using neuroscience methods, especially neuroimaging. A history of interdisciplinary communication, which was the basis of the creation of this society, continues to expand the scope of work presented at the meeting to include research on emotional and social processes as well as various forms of psychopathology. Neurotherapeutics and individual differences in treatment responsivity may be on the horizon.

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