Event-related potentials to emotional and neutral stimuli

S. F. Lang, C. A. Nelson, P. F. Collins

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)946-958
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1990

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The adult’s recognition of facial expressions of emotion has been studied extensively (for review, see Salzen, 1981). In the vast majority of such work, a sub- ject’s recognition has been evaluated by recording a behavioral response (e.g., reaction time) while he/she is presented with photographs of individuals posing discrete expressions. From such work, it has been found that positive emotions * The authors would like to thank Mary Henschel, Kathy Nugent, and Kim Williamson for their assistance in this research. Research and manuscript preparation were made possible in part by a grant to the first author from an NIMH predoctoral traineeship (MH15755) and to the second author by a grant from the NIH (HD23389) and the McKnight-Land Grant Research Fund of the University of Minnesota, and by a grant from the NIH to the Center for Research in Learning, Perception, and Cognition, University of Minnesota (HD01751). Portions of this manuscript were submitted by the first author in partial fulfillment of the predoctoral requirement for the Institute of Child Development and were presented at the meetings of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, San Francisco, California, in October, 1988. Requests for reprints should be sent to Charles A. Nelson, Center for Research in Learn- ing, Perception, and Cognition, University of Minnesota, 75 East River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA.

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