Reduced brain response in alexithymia relative to external (visual) affective stimuli. The plot figures show correlation between neural responses and alexithymia scores.dACC; dorsal anterior cingulate cortex, AIC; anterior insula cortex, MPFC; medial prefrontal cortex, AMG; amygdala, FG; fusiform gyrus, pHG; parahippocumpal gyrus, MIC; mid insula cortex, pACC; pregenual anterior cingulate cortex.Images are reproduced, with permission, from Ref.  for (a) ©, Ref.  for (b), Ref.  for (c), Ref.  for (d), Ref.  for (e), Ref.  for (f), Ref.  for (g), Ref.  for (h).