An ERP investigation of emotional processing in European and Japanese individuals.

@article{Hot2006AnEI,
  title={An ERP investigation of emotional processing in European and Japanese individuals.},
  author={Pascal Hot and Yasuhiko Saito and Osamu Mandai and Toshinori Kobayashi and Henrique Sequeira},
  journal={Brain research},
  year={2006},
  volume={1122 1},
  pages={171-8}
}
This article examined neural time course differences in the processing of emotional pictures in European and Asian individuals. Event-related potentials (ERPs) were recorded in 15 French and 15 Japanese volunteers during the presentation of neutral and emotional pictures in their own country. ERPs were analyzed by means of spatio-temporal Principal Component Analysis (PCA) and allow to evaluate cultural influences on emotional processing along three temporal windows: 105 to 140 ms, 176 to 230… CONTINUE READING