Emotional face processing and emotion regulation in children: an ERP study.

  title={Emotional face processing and emotion regulation in children: an ERP study.},
  author={Tracy A. Dennis and Melville M Malone and Chao-Cheng Chen},
  journal={Developmental neuropsychology},
  volume={34 1},
Emotion regulation is a critical component of healthy development, yet few studies examine neural correlates of emotion regulation in childhood. In the present study, we assessed whether children's neurophysiological responses to salient and socially significant emotional distracters-emotional faces-were related to broader emotion regulation capacities. Emotion regulation was measured as attention performance following emotional distracters and as maternal report of child emotional… CONTINUE READING

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