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Hippocampal volume is positively associated with behavioural inhibition (BIS) in a large community-based sample of mid-life adults: the PATH through life study

Cherbuin, Nicolas; Windsor, Timothy; Maller, Jerome; Meslin, Chantal; Sachdev, Perminder Singh; Anstey, Kaarin


The fields of personality research and neuropsychology have developed with very little overlap. Gray and McNaughton were among the first to recognize that personality traits must have neurobiological correlates and developed models relating personality factors to brain structures. Of particular note was their description of associations between conditioning, inhibition and activation of behaviours, and specific neural structures such as the hippocampus, amygdala and the prefrontal cortex. The...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience
DOI: 10.1093/scan/nsn018


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