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Integration of negative experiences: A neuropsychological framework for human resilience

  • Markus Quirin (a1), Martha Kent (a2), Maarten A. S. Boksem (a3) and Mattie Tops (a4)

We propose that the fundamental mechanism underlying resilience is the integration of novel or negative experiences into internal schemata. This process requires a switch from reactive to predictive control modes, from the brain's salience network to the default mode network. Reappraisal, among other mechanisms, is suggested to facilitate this process.

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