Visual attention, emotion, and action tendency: Feeling active or passive

  title={Visual attention, emotion, and action tendency: Feeling active or passive},
  author={Roger A. Drake and Lisa Racquel Myers},
  journal={Cognition and Emotion},
  pages={608 - 622}
Several visual and emotional processes reflect similar underlying patterns of cortical activation. Characteristic individual perceptual style was measured by lateral attentional errors in a standard visual line-bisecting task. The direction of error indicates a predominance of activation in the contralateral prefrontal cortex. Individual differences in mood were measured by the self-endorsement of emotional adjectives. A total of 27 right-handed adults responded to the trait version of the… 

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    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
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