Emotion Congruence in Perception

@article{Niedenthal1994EmotionCI,
  title={Emotion Congruence in Perception},
  author={Paula M. Niedenthal and M B Setterlund},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin},
  year={1994},
  volume={20},
  pages={401 - 411}
}
Previous tests of emotion congruence in perception have failed to find that stimulus events in the visual field that match an individual's emotional state are perceived more efficiently than other stimuli. The present research examined unidimensional (valence) congruence and multidimensional (categorical) emotion congruence in perception. The former hypothesis, which has guided most past work on this problem, holds that stimuli that match the valence of the perceiver's emotional state will be… 

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