The impact of personal relevance on emotion processing: evidence from event-related potentials and pupillary responses

Published: 25/05/2017
The impact of personal relevance on emotion processing: evidence from event-related potentials and pupillary responses
Source: ACADEMIC.OUP.COM

Abstract Emotional stimuli attract attention and lead to increased activity in the visual cortex. The present study investigated the impact of personal relevance on emotion processing by presenting emotional words within sentences that referred to participants’ significant others or to unknown agents. In event-related potentials, personal relevance increased visual cortex activity within 100 ms af

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