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Emotional processing deficits linked with white matter damage

Researchers have linked inability to recognize facial affect (emotion) with white matter damage after traumatic brain injury, an important first step toward understanding this emotional processing deficit. Findings indicate a pattern of white matter damage/gray matter atrophy associated with this specific impairment of social cognition after TBI.
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