EEG study of the cortical representation and classification of the emotional connotations in words

@inproceedings{Gu2014EEGSO,
  title={EEG study of the cortical representation and classification of the emotional connotations in words},
  author={Yuqiao Gu and Massimo Poesio and Brian Murphy},
  booktitle={BMC Neuroscience},
  year={2014}
}
There has recently been a surge of interest in searching the neural basis of emotional connotations in words, using fMRI, MEG and EEG [1-4]. In this work we use a linguistically controlled set of 36 English word stimuli, where emotional valence and concreteness are cross-classified, and present them visually to five English native speakers (aged 26–39yrs, mean 34). EEG signals were recorded from the participants while they performed a mental simulation 
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