Attentional capture by emotional faces in adolescence

  title={Attentional capture by emotional faces in adolescence},
  author={Jillian Grose-Fifer and Andrea N Rodrigues and Steven L. Hoover and Tina M Zottoli},
  booktitle={Advances in cognitive psychology},
Poor decision making during adolescence occurs most frequently when situations are emotionally charged. However, relatively few studies have measured the development of cognitive control in response to emotional stimuli in this population. This study used both affective (emotional faces) and non-affective (letter) stimuli in two different flanker tasks to… CONTINUE READING