Meeting Banner
Abstract #3729

Modulation of BOLD-Response in the Hypothalamus by Affectively Loaded Visual Stimuli

Florian Gerstl1,2, Christian Windischberger1,2, Karl gir Karlsson3, Ewald Moser1,2

1MR Center of Excellence, MUW, Vienna, Austria; 2Center for Biomedical Engineering and Physics, MUW, Vienna, Austria; 3Department of biomedical engineering, School of science and engineering, Reykjavik University, Reykjavik, Iceland

The hypothalamus, which is of pivotal importance for vegetative regulation of the human body, is additionally involved in the mediation of emotional responses. As the first of its kind, this study in 21 healthy volunteers