Reading emotional words within sentences: the impact of arousal and valence on event-related potentials.

@article{Bayer2010ReadingEW,
  title={Reading emotional words within sentences: the impact of arousal and valence on event-related potentials.},
  author={Mareike Bayer and Werner Sommer and Annekathrin Schacht},
  journal={International journal of psychophysiology : official journal of the International Organization of Psychophysiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={78 3},
  pages={299-307}
}
Effects of emotional word meaning have been studied exclusively for words in isolation but not in the context of sentences. We addressed this question within the framework of two-dimensional models of affect, conceiving emotion as a function of valence and arousal. Negative and neutral target verbs, embedded within sentences, were presented while event-related brain potentials (ERPs) and the activity of the Corrugator muscle were recorded. Twenty-one participants performed a semantic decision… CONTINUE READING

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