Decomposing unpleasantness : Differential exogenous attention to disgusting and fearful stimuli

@inproceedings{Carretia2016DecomposingU,
  title={Decomposing unpleasantness : Differential exogenous attention to disgusting and fearful stimuli},
  author={L. Carreti{\'e}a and E. Ruiz-Padialb and S. L{\'o}pez-Mart{\'i}na and John A. Alberta},
  year={2016}
}
Negative stimuli have consistently been shown to efficiently attract exogenous attention. Two different types of unpleasant stimuli, disgusting and fearful, sharing similar arousal and valence, are usually employed as a single category. However, since they diverge in several important aspects (biological functionality, associated feelings, and central and peripheral physiological correlates), it may be expected that their potential to capture attention differs. Event-related potentials and… CONTINUE READING

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