Trait Mindfulness Predicts Efficient Top-Down Attention to and Discrimination of Facial Expressions.

@article{Quaglia2016TraitMP,
  title={Trait Mindfulness Predicts Efficient Top-Down Attention to and Discrimination of Facial Expressions.},
  author={Jordan T. Quaglia and Robert J Goodman and Kirk Warren Brown},
  journal={Journal of personality},
  year={2016},
  volume={84 3},
  pages={
          393-404
        }
}
In social situations, skillful regulation of emotion and behavior depends on efficiently discerning others' emotions. Identifying factors that promote timely and accurate discernment of facial expressions can therefore advance understanding of social emotion regulation and behavior. The present research examined whether trait mindfulness predicts neural and behavioral markers of early top-down attention to, and efficient discrimination of, socioemotional stimuli. Attention-based event-related… CONTINUE READING
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