Thinking about the future moves attention to the right.

Abstract

Previous studies have shown that past and future temporal concepts are spatially represented (past being located to the left and future to the right in a mental time line). This study aims at further investigating the nature of this space-time conceptual metaphor, by testing whether the temporal reference of words orient spatial attention or rather prime a… (More)
DOI: 10.1037/a0017176

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