Independent effects of relevance and arousal on deductive reasoning.

Abstract

Emotional content can have either a deleterious or a beneficial impact on logicality. Using standard deductive-reasoning tasks, we tested the hypothesis that the interplay of two factors - personal relevance and arousal - determines the nature of the effect of emotional content on logicality. Arousal was assessed using measures of skin conductance. Personal… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/02699931.2016.1179173

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