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Tag: Emotional Valence

Proactive and reactive control depends on emotional valence: a Stroop study with emotional expressions and words

Published in:┬áCognition and Emotion, Volume 32, Issue 2, 325-340 Abstract “We examined proactive and reactive control effects in the context of task-relevant happy, sad, and angry facial expressions on a face-word Stroop task. Participants identified the emotion expressed by a face that contained a congruent or incongruent emotional word (happy/sad/angry). Proactive control effects were measured in terms of the reduction in Stroop interference (difference between incongruent and congruent trials) as a function of previous trial emotion and previous trial congruence. Reactive control effects were measured in terms of the reduction in Stroop interference as a function of current trial emotion… Read More