Emotion processing in words: a test of the neural re-use hypothesis using surface and intracranial EEG.

  title={Emotion processing in words: a test of the neural re-use hypothesis using surface and intracranial EEG.},
  author={Aur{\'e}lie Ponz and Marie Montant and Catherine Li{\'e}geois-Chauvel and Catarina Silva and Mario Braun and Arthur M. Jacobs and Johannes C. Ziegler},
  journal={Social cognitive and affective neuroscience},
  volume={9 5},
This study investigates the spatiotemporal brain dynamics of emotional information processing during reading using a combination of surface and intracranial electroencephalography (EEG). Two different theoretical views were opposed. According to the standard psycholinguistic perspective, emotional responses to words are generated within the reading network itself subsequent to semantic activation. According to the neural re-use perspective, brain regions that are involved in processing… 

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