Barak E Morgan
Affiliation: University of Cape Town
Country: South Africa
- Paradoxical facilitation of working memory after basolateral amygdala damageBarak Morgan
MRC Medical Imaging Research Unit, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
PLoS ONE 7:e38116. 2012..Control measures showed no group anxiety differences. Results are provisionally interpreted in terms of a 'cooperation through competition' networks model that may account for the observed paradoxical functional facilitation effect...
- Gray's BIS/BAS dimensions in non-comorbid, non-medicated social anxiety disorderBarak E Morgan
Medical Imaging Research Unit, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa
World J Biol Psychiatry 10:925-8. 2009..Results show increased BIS and decreased BAS fun-seeking in SAD subjects thereby underscoring Gray's dimensional model...
- Should neonates sleep alone?Barak E Morgan
MRC Medical Imaging Research Unit, University of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Biol Psychiatry 70:817-25. 2011..Heart rate variability is influenced by level of arousal, which can be accurately quantified during sleep. Sleep is also essential for optimal early brain development...
- Guilt and pride are heartfelt, but not equally soMelike M Fourie
ACSENT laboratory, Department of Psychology, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa
Psychophysiology 48:888-99. 2011..This dissociation supports their distinctive motivational functions. Higher self-reported Behavioral Inhibition System (BIS) sensitivity was furthermore uniquely associated with guilt, supporting its function as a punishment cue...
- Behavioral inhibition: a neurobiological perspectiveBarak E Morgan
MRC UCT Medical Imaging Research Unit, Division of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Curr Psychiatry Rep 8:270-8. 2006..The need to critically examine the role of the amygdala in BI and trait anxiety, as well as to consider other brain areas that appear to be involved in subserving these emotional traits, is emphasized...