Emotion regulation and potentiated startle across affective picture and threat-of-shock paradigms.

@article{Lissek2007EmotionRA,
  title={Emotion regulation and potentiated startle across affective picture and threat-of-shock paradigms.},
  author={Shmuel Lissek and Kaebah S Orme and Dana J. McDowell and Linda L. Johnson and David A. Luckenbaugh and Johanna M. P. Baas and Brian R. Cornwell and Christian Grillon},
  journal={Biological psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={76 1-2},
  pages={124-33}
}
Past studies beginning with Jackson et al. [Jackson, D.C., Malmstadt, J.R., Larson, C.L., Davidson, R.J., 2000. Suppression and enhancement of emotional responses to unpleasant pictures. Psychophysiology 37 (4), 515-522.] document increases and decreases in emotionally-potentiated startle by way of instructing participants to enhance or suppress their emotional responses to symbolic sources of threat (unpleasant pictures). The present study extends this line of work to a threat-of-shock… CONTINUE READING