The role of physiological arousal in time perception: Psychophysiological evidence from an emotion regulation paradigm

@article{Mella2011TheRO,
  title={The role of physiological arousal in time perception: Psychophysiological evidence from an emotion regulation paradigm},
  author={Nathalie Mella and Laurence Conty and Viviane Pouthas},
  journal={Brain and Cognition},
  year={2011},
  volume={75},
  pages={182-187}
}
Time perception, crucial for adaptive behavior, has been shown to be altered by emotion. An arousal-dependent mechanism is proposed to account for such an effect. Yet, physiological measure of arousal related with emotional timing is still lacking. We addressed this question using skin conductance response (SCR) in an emotion regulation paradigm. Nineteen participants estimated durations of neutral and negative sounds by comparing them to a previously memorized duration. Instructions were given… Expand

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