Emotional valence and arousal affect reading in an interactive way: Neuroimaging evidence for an approach-withdrawal framework


A growing body of literature shows that the emotional content of verbal material affects reading, wherein emotional words are given processing priority compared to neutral words. Human emotions can be conceptualised within a two-dimensional model comprised of emotional valence and arousal (intensity). These variables are at least in part distinct, but… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.01.002

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