Snake pictures draw more early attention than spider pictures in non-phobic women : Evidence from event-related brain potentials

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Strien, Jan; Eijlers, R.; Franken, Ingmar; Huijding, Jorg;
  • Subject: Neuroscience(all) | Early posterior negativity (EPN) | Late positive potential (LPP) | Evolution | Snake fear | Spider fear | Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology

textabstractSnakes were probably the first predators of mammals and may have been important agents of evolutionary changes in the primate visual system allowing rapid visual detection of fearful stimuli (Isbell, 2006). By means of early and late attention-related brain ... View more
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