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Tag: Mood Influences

Decision mechanisms underlying mood-congruent emotional classification

Published in:┬áCognition and Emotion, Volume 32, Issue 2, 249-258 Abstract “There is great interest in understanding whether and how mood influences affective processing. Results in the literature have been mixed: some studies show mood-congruent processing but others do not. One limitation of previous work is that decision components for affective processing and responses biases are not dissociated. The present study explored the roles of affective processing and response biases using a drift-diffusion model (DDM) of simple choice. In two experiments, participants decided if words were emotionally positive or negative while listening to music that induced positive or negative mood. The… Read More