The influence of emotional faces on the spatial allocation of attention

@article{Armaghani2014TheIO,
  title={The influence of emotional faces on the spatial allocation of attention},
  author={Sheyan J Armaghani and Gregory P. Crucian and Kenneth M Heilman},
  journal={Brain and Cognition},
  year={2014},
  volume={91},
  pages={108-112}
}
OBJECTIVES Studies suggest that the right hemisphere is dominant for emotional facial recognition. In addition, whereas some studies suggest the right hemisphere mediates the processing of all emotions (dominance hypothesis), other studies suggest that the left hemisphere mediates positive emotions the right mediates negative emotions (valence hypothesis). Since each hemisphere primarily attends to contralateral space, the goals of this study was to learn if emotional faces would induce a… CONTINUE READING

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