Attentional selection is biased toward mood-congruent stimuli.

Abstract

One can exert significant volitional control over the attentional filter so that stimuli that are consistent with one's explicit goals are more likely to receive attention and become part of one's conscious experience. Here we pair a mood induction procedure with an inattentional blindness task to show that one's current mood has a similar influence on… (More)
DOI: 10.1037/a0023524

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