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Brain responses to emotional images predict ptsd symptoms after Boston Marathon bombing

By using functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging scans from before the attack and survey data from after, the researchers found that heightened amygdala reaction to negative emotional stimuli was a risk factor for later developing symptoms of PTSD. This study intended to focus on whether patterns of brain activity predict teenagers' response to a terrorist attack.
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