Red diffuse light suppresses the accelerated perception of fear.

@article{West2010RedDL,
  title={Red diffuse light suppresses the accelerated perception of fear.},
  author={Greg L. West and Adam A. K. Anderson and Jeffrey S. Bedwell and Jay Pratt},
  journal={Psychological science},
  year={2010},
  volume={21 7},
  pages={992-9}
}
Prioritization of affective events may occur via two parallel pathways originating from the retina-a parvocellular (P) pathway projecting to ventral-stream structures responsible for object recognition or a faster and phylogenetically older magnocellular (M) pathway projecting to dorsal-stream structures responsible for localization and action. It has previously been demonstrated that retinal exposure to red diffuse light suppresses M-cell neural activity. We tested whether the fast propagation… CONTINUE READING

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