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Brain Imaging Breakthrough: 'Brain Signature' Can Predict Emotions With 90% Certainty (Medical Daily)

In a story about the quest to shed light on how people experience emotions, Medical Daily turns for comment to Dartmouth's Luke Chang.

Chang, an assistant professor of psychological and brain sciences, and colleagues, were able to "...identify a neural signature of negative emotion - a single neural activation pattern, active across the entire brain - that could accurately predict how negatively a person feels toward unpleasant images, " the magazine writes, by using brain imaging and other techniques.

Chang tells Medical Daily that, "This has enormous implications for improving our understanding of how emotions are generated and regulated, which have been notoriously difficult to define and measure.

Read the full story here, published 8/11/15 by Medical Daily.