Perceived duration of emotional events: evidence for a positivity effect in older adults.

@article{Nicol2013PerceivedDO,
  title={Perceived duration of emotional events: evidence for a positivity effect in older adults.},
  author={Jeffrey R. Nicol and Jessica Tanner and Kelly Clarke},
  journal={Experimental aging research},
  year={2013},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={
          565-78
        }
}
UNLABELLED BACKGROUND/STUDY CONTEXT: Arousal and negative affect modulate the effect of emotion on the subjective experience of the passage of time. Given that older adults are less aroused by negative emotional stimuli, and report lower levels of negative affect, compared with younger adults, the present study examined whether the effect of emotion on time perception differed in older and younger adults. METHODS Participants performed a temporal bisection task for emotional (i.e., angry, sad… CONTINUE READING

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