Embodied simulation of emotional valence: Facial muscle responses to abstract and concrete words.


Semantic knowledge is thought to be at least partially grounded in sensory, motor, and affective information, acquired through experiences in our inner and outer world. The reactivation of experience-related information during meaning access is called simulation. In the affective simulation account, it is assumed that the grounding information depends on… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/psyp.12555