Do emotions or gender drive our actions? A study of motor distractibility.

@article{Ambron2016DoEO,
  title={Do emotions or gender drive our actions? A study of motor distractibility.},
  author={Elisabetta Ambron and Raffaella Ida Rumiati and Francesco Foroni},
  journal={Cognitive neuroscience},
  year={2016},
  volume={7 1-4},
  pages={
          160-9
        }
}
People's interaction with the social environment depends on the ability to attend social cues with human faces being a key vehicle of this information. This study explores whether directing the attention to gender or emotion of a face interferes with ongoing actions. In two experiments, participants reached for one of two possible targets by relying on one of two features of a face, namely, emotion (Experiment 1) or gender (Experiment 2) of a non-target stimulus (a task-relevant distractor… CONTINUE READING
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