Deconstructing the snake: the relative roles of perception, cognition, and emotion on threat detection.

@article{Lobue2014DeconstructingTS,
  title={Deconstructing the snake: the relative roles of perception, cognition, and emotion on threat detection.},
  author={Vanessa Lobue},
  journal={Emotion},
  year={2014},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={701-11}
}
Previous research has documented a propensity for rapid detection of various threats like snakes and spiders in human adults, children, and even infants. The current research presents a controlled, systematic investigation of the mechanisms by which humans quickly detect threat. In 3 experiments, we examine the unique and interacting roles of low-level perceptual cues, cognitive factors such as threatening labels, and emotional state to rapid threat detection. Across studies, low-level… CONTINUE READING

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