Valence specific laterality effects in free viewing conditions: The role of expectancy and gender of image

@article{Stafford2010ValenceSL,
  title={Valence specific laterality effects in free viewing conditions: The role of expectancy and gender of image},
  author={Lorenzo D. Stafford and Nicola Brandaro},
  journal={Brain and Cognition},
  year={2010},
  volume={74},
  pages={324-331}
}
Recent research has looked at whether the expectancy of an emotion can account for subsequent valence specific laterality effects of prosodic emotion, though no research has examined this effect for facial emotion. In the study here (n=58), we investigated this issue using two tasks; an emotional face perception task and a novel word task that involved categorising positive and negative words. In the face perception task a valence specific laterality effect was found for surprise (positive) and… CONTINUE READING

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