Voxels lighting up

Summary of results from an fMRI experiment of music-evoked autobiographical memories. Brain regions shown in green responded more strongly to familiar than unfamiliar songs and regions shown in red responded most strongly to those songs that evoked strong autobiographical memories. The ventral medial prefrontal cortex (VMPFC) responded more strongly (blue) when a song was experienced as pleasing. The dorsal medial prefrontal cortex (DMPFC) shows combined effects (shown in yellow) of familiarity and autobiographical salience.
Voxels lighting up
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