Perceptual, not memorial, disruption underlies emotion-induced blindness.

@article{Kennedy2012PerceptualNM,
  title={Perceptual, not memorial, disruption underlies emotion-induced blindness.},
  author={Briana L Kennedy and Steven B Most},
  journal={Emotion},
  year={2012},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={199-202}
}
Emotion-induced blindness refers to impaired awareness of stimuli appearing in the temporal wake of an emotionally arousing stimulus (S. B. Most, Chun, Widders, & Zald, 2005). In previous emotion-induced blindness experiments, participants withheld target responses until the end of a rapid stream of stimuli, even though each target appeared in the middle of the stream. The resulting interval between the targets' offset and participants' initiation of a response leaves open the possibility that… CONTINUE READING
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