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  Anticipatory feelings: Neural correlates and linguistic markers

Stefanova, E., Dubljević, O., Herbert, C., Fairfield, B., Schroeter, M. L., Stern, E. R., et al. (2020). Anticipatory feelings: Neural correlates and linguistic markers. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 113, 308-324. doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2020.02.015.

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Stefanova, Elka1, 2, Author
Dubljević, Olga2, Author
Herbert, Cornelia3, Author
Fairfield, Beth4, Author
Schroeter, Matthias L.5, Author              
Stern, Emily R.6, 7, Author
Urben, Sébastien8, Author
Derntl, Birgit9, Author
Wiebking, Christine3, Author
Brown, Carina6, 7, Author
Drach-Zahavy, Anat9, Author
Loeffler, Leonie Ann Kathrin10, Author
Albrecht, Franziska5, Author              
Palumbo, Rocco11, Author
Boutros, Sydney Weber12, 13, Author
Raber, Jacob14, Author
Lowe, Leroy15, Author
1Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia, ou_persistent22              
2Neurology Clinic, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia, ou_persistent22              
3Department of Applied Emotion and Motivation Psychology, Institute of Psychology and Education, Ulm University, Germany, ou_persistent22              
4Psychological, Humanistic and Territorial Sciences, Gabriele D'Annunzio University, Chieti-Pescara, Italy, ou_persistent22              
5Department Neurology, MPI for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Max Planck Society, ou_634549              
6New York University School of Medicine, NY, USA, ou_persistent22              
7Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Orangeburg, NY, USA, ou_persistent22              
8Department of Psychiatry, University of Lausanne, Switzerland, ou_persistent22              
9Department for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Germany, ou_persistent22              
10Faculty of Social Welfare & Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Israel, ou_persistent22              
11Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, and Psychosomatics, RWTH Aachen University, Germany, ou_persistent22              
12Department of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, MA, USA, ou_persistent22              
13Department of Behavioral Neuroscience, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA, ou_persistent22              
14Department of Neurology and Radiation Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA, ou_persistent22              
15Neuroqualia (NGO), Truro, NS, Canada, ou_persistent22              


Free keywords: Anticipation; Fear; Anxiety; Optimism; Pessimism; Hope; Worry; Emotion; Feeling; Ventromedial prefrontal cortex; Insula; Amygdala
 Abstract: This review introduces anticipatory feelings (AF) as a new construct related to the process of anticipation and prediction of future events. AF, defined as the state of awareness of physiological and neurocognitive changes that occur within an oganism in the form of a process of adapting to future events, are an important component of anticipation and expectancy. They encompass bodily-related interoceptive and affective components and are influenced by intrapersonal and dispositional factors, such as optimism, hope, pessimism, or worry. In the present review, we consider evidence from animal and human research, including neuroimaging studies, to characterize the brain structures and brain networks involved in AF. The majority of studies reviewed revealed three brain regions involved in future oriented feelings: 1) the insula; 2) the ventromedial prefrontal cortex (vmPFC); and 3) the amygdala. Moreover, these brain regions were confirmed by a meta-analysis, using a platform for large-scale, automated synthesis of fMRI data. Finally, by adopting a neurolinguistic and a big data approach, we illustrate how AF are expressed in language.


Language(s): eng - English
 Dates: 2020-01-202020-02-122020-02-132020-06
 Publication Status: Published in print
 Pages: -
 Publishing info: -
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 Rev. Type: -
 Identifiers: DOI: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2020.02.015
Other: Epub ahead of print
PMID: 32061891
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Title: Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews
Source Genre: Journal
Publ. Info: New York [etc.] : Pergamon
Pages: - Volume / Issue: 113 Sequence Number: - Start / End Page: 308 - 324 Identifier: ISSN: 0149-7634
CoNE: https://pure.mpg.de/cone/journals/resource/954928536106