Potential reward reduces the adverse impact of negative distractor stimuli

Published: 15/05/2017
Potential reward reduces the adverse impact of negative distractor stimuli
Source: ACADEMIC.OUP.COM

Abstract Knowledge about interactions between reward and negative processing is rudimentary. Here, we employed functional MRI to probe how potential reward signaled by advance cues alters aversive distractor processing during perception. Behaviorally, the influence of aversive stimuli on task performance was reduced during the reward compared to no-reward condition. In the brain, at the task phase

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