Time course of emotion-related responding during distraction and reappraisal.

  title={Time course of emotion-related responding during distraction and reappraisal.},
  author={Sandra Sch{\"o}nfelder and Philipp Kanske and Janine Heissler and Mich{\`e}le Wessa},
  journal={Social cognitive and affective neuroscience},
  volume={9 9},
Theoretical accounts of emotion regulation (ER) discriminate various cognitive strategies to voluntarily modify emotional states. Amongst these, attentional deployment (i.e. distraction) and cognitive change (i.e. reappraisal), have been shown to successfully down-regulate emotions. Neuroimaging studies found that both strategies differentially engage neural structures associated with selective attention, working memory and cognitive control. The aim of this study was to further delineate… 

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