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Emotional contagion

Research group Keysers
Publication year 2021
Published in Current Biology
Authors Christian Keysers, V. Gazzola,
The order of authors may deviate from the original publication due to temporary technical issues.

Rats respond to the emotions of others. A new study reveals how their central amygdala uses such social information to selfishly trigger defences that adapt to the nature of the danger with all the hallmarks of true emotional contagion.

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