An effect of mood on the perception of geographical slant.

@article{Riener2011AnEO,
  title={An effect of mood on the perception of geographical slant.},
  author={Cedar R Riener and Jeanine Stefanucci and Dennis R. Proffitt and Gerald L. Clore},
  journal={Cognition & emotion},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={
          174-82
        }
}
Previous research has shown that hills appear steeper to those who are fatigued, encumbered, of low physical fitness, elderly, or in declining health (Bhalla & Proffitt, 1999; Proffitt, Bhalla, Gossweiler, & Midgett, 1995). The prevailing interpretation of this research is that observers' perceptions of the environment are influenced by their capacity to navigate that environment. The current studies extend this programme by investigating more subtle embodied effects on perception of slant… CONTINUE READING

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