Visual Cortex Response to Emotional Faces (image) NIH/National Institute of Mental Health Share Print E-Mail Caption The level of increased activity in left and right visual cortex (blue), while attending to emotional faces in a working memory task, predicted depressed patients' responsiveness to the experimental antidepressant scopolamine. View from the back of the brain shows fMRI data superimposed on anatomical MRI scan data. Credit Maura Furey, Ph.D., NIMH Experimental Therapeutics and Pathophysiology Branch Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.