Relevance of the Irrelevant : Using Task-Irrelevant Emotional Stimuli to Test the Load-Hypothesis through ERP’s

Bachelor thesis English OPEN
Andersson, Per;
(2010)
  • Publisher: Stockholms universitet, Psykologiska institutionen
  • Subject: EEG | ERP | LPP | Load theory | task-irrelevant stimuli | emotionally relevant stimuli | Late positive potential | selective attention | Physiology | Fysiologi | Psychology | Psykologi

The role of attention and perceptual resources were studied in a one-back task and a letter-search task, both using the same stimuli. In the letter task, pictures were used as task-irrelevant and distracting emotional stimuli. The emotional processing of the pictures wa... View more
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