Cardiac vagal tone predicts attentional engagement to and disengagement from fearful faces.

@article{Park2013CardiacVT,
  title={Cardiac vagal tone predicts attentional engagement to and disengagement from fearful faces.},
  author={Gewnhi Park and Jay J. Van Bavel and Michael W. Vasey and Julian F. Thayer},
  journal={Emotion},
  year={2013},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={645-56}
}
The current research examines individual differences in flexible emotional attention. In two experiments, we investigated the relationship between individual differences in cardiac vagal tone and top-down and bottom-up processes associated with emotional attention. To help determine the role of cortical and subcortical mechanisms underlying top-down and bottom-up emotional attention, fearful faces at broad, high, and low spatial frequency were presented as cues that triggered either exogenous… CONTINUE READING

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