A capability model of individual differences in frontal EEG asymmetry

@article{Coan2006ACM,
  title={A capability model of individual differences in frontal EEG asymmetry},
  author={James Arthur Coan and John J. B. Allen and Patrick E. McKnight},
  journal={Biological Psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={72},
  pages={198-207}
}
Researchers interested in measuring individual differences in affective style via asymmetries in frontal brain activity have depended almost exclusively upon the resting state for EEG recording. This reflects an implicit conceptualization of affective style as a response predisposition that is manifest in frontal EEG asymmetry, with the goal to describe individuals in terms of their general approach or withdrawal tendencies. Alternatively, the response capability conceptualization seeks to… 

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