Listening to Your Heart

  title={Listening to Your Heart},
  author={Barnaby D. Dunn and Hannah C Galton and Ruth M Morgan and Davy Evans and Clare Oliver and Marcel Meyer and Rhodri Cusack and Andrew D. Lawrence and T. Dalgleish},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  pages={1835 - 1844}
Theories proposing that how one thinks and feels is influenced by feedback from the body remain controversial. A central but untested prediction of many of these proposals is that how well individuals can perceive subtle bodily changes (interoception) determines the strength of the relationship between bodily reactions and cognitive-affective processing. In Study 1, we demonstrated that the more accurately participants could track their heartbeat, the stronger the observed link between their… 

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