Evidence for implicit self-positivity bias: an event-related brain potential study

  title={Evidence for implicit self-positivity bias: an event-related brain potential study},
  author={Yun Chen and Yiping Zhong and Haibo Zhou and Shanming Zhang and Qianbao Tan and Wei Fan},
  journal={Experimental Brain Research},
We investigated the processing of self-related information under the prime paradigm using event-related potentials (ERPs) to provide evidence for implicit self-positivity bias in Chinese individuals. Reaction times and ERPs were recorded when participants made positive/negative emotional judgments to personality-trait adjectives about themselves or others. Faster responses occurred to self-related positive adjectives and other-related negative adjectives, indicating implicit self-positivity… CONTINUE READING

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