Emotions promote social interaction by synchronizing brain activity across individuals

Lauri Nummenmaa, Enrico Glerean, Mikko Viinikainen, Iiro Jääskeläinen, Riitta Hari, Mikko Sams

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221 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9599-9604
Number of pages6
JournalProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - 2012
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


  • empathy
  • feeling
  • somatosensation
  • synchronization

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