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Behav Brain Sci. 2012 Jun;35(3):145. doi: 10.1017/S0140525X11001464.

Understanding emotion: lessons from anxiety.

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School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, BS8 2BN, United Kingdom. kate.button@bristol.ac.uk

Abstract

We agree that conceptualisation is key in understanding the brain basis of emotion. We argue that by conflating facial emotion recognition with subjective emotion experience, Lindquist et al. understate the importance of biological predisposition in emotion. We use examples from the anxiety disorders to illustrate the distinction between these two phenomena, emphasising the importance of both emotional hardware and contextual learning.

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10.1017/S0140525X11001464
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