Do the Seconds Turn Into Hours? Relationships between Sustained Pupil Dilation in Response to Emotional Information and Self-Reported Rumination

@article{Siegle2004DoTS,
  title={Do the Seconds Turn Into Hours? Relationships between Sustained Pupil Dilation in Response to Emotional Information and Self-Reported Rumination},
  author={Greg J. Siegle and Stuart R. Steinhauer and Cameron S. Carter and Wiveka Ramel and Michael E. Thase},
  journal={Cognitive Therapy and Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={27},
  pages={365-382}
}
This study examined relationships between self-reported rumination and sustained pupil dilation, an index of cognitive and emotional processing, in response to emotional information in depressed and never-depressed individuals. Pupil dilation was measured during tasks that required alternating emotional and nonemotional processing. Depressed individuals displayed more sustained pupil dilation in response to stimuli on emotional processing tasks than nondepressed individuals. Such sustained… CONTINUE READING