Evoked Brain Potentials and Behavior

  title={Evoked Brain Potentials and Behavior},
  author={H. Begleiter},
  booktitle={The Downstate Series of Research in Psychiatry and Psychology},
The effects of two kinds of experimental manipulation of semantic meaning were studied in Evoked Potentials (EPs), brain responses recorded from scalp monitors. Both kinds of semantic manipulation were based on Osgood's rating analyses which described three primary dimensions of connotative meaning: Evaluation, Potency, and Activity (E, P, and A). One kind of experimental variable was the semantic class of the stimulus word (E+, E-, P+, P-, A+, A-). The other kind of experimental variable was… CONTINUE READING