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Alexithymia and the labeling of facial emotions: response slowing and increased motor and somatosensory processing

Klas Ihme1, Julia Sacher23, Vladimir Lichev1, Nicole Rosenberg1, Harald Kugel4, Michael Rufer5, Hans-Jörgen Grabe67, André Pampel8, Jöran Lepsien8, Anette Kersting1, Arno Villringer23 and Thomas Suslow19*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Leipzig, Semmelweisstrasse 10, 04103 Leipzig, Germany

2 Department of Neurology, Max-Planck-Institute of Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany

3 Clinic of Cognitive Neurology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

4 Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Münster, Münster, Germany

5 Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

6 Department of Psychiatry, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany

7 HELIOS Hospital, Stralsund, Germany

8 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Unit, Max-Planck-Institute of Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany

9 Department of Psychiatry, University of Münster, Münster, Germany

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BMC Neuroscience 2014, 15:40  doi:10.1186/1471-2202-15-40

Published: 14 March 2014

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

Brain activation in the three main contrasts at a threshold of t = 3.27, k = 10.

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Additional file 2: Table S2:

Brain activation related to measures of alexithymia in the three contrasts at a threshold of t = 3.27, k = 10.

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