volume 29, issue 4, P328-333 2018
DOI: 10.1097/wnr.0000000000000965
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Jian Song, Chenglong Cao, Ming Yang, Shun Yao, Yan Yan, Guibao Peng, Pan Ma, Cheng Huang, Huichao Ding, Guozheng Xu

Abstract: Evidence showed impaired cognitive ability of patients with pituitary adenoma as an intracranial tumor. In the present study, we investigated the preattentive processing of emotional faces in pituitary adenoma patients by recording and analyzing the visual mismatch negativity elicited by deviant emotional faces. In the normal control group, deviant emotional faces elicited expression-related mismatch negativity (EMMN), with a more pronounced negative waveform for sad than happy face conditions. Compared with t…

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