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Vividness of positive mental imagery predicts positive emotional response to visually presented Project Soothe pictures.

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Lang's bioinformational theory of mental imagery proposes that mental imagery and external stimuli engage emotional information-processing systems in similar ways. However, the positive and negative systems are thought to be distinct, so this similarity is likely to show a valence-specific effect. Therefore, we hypothesized that an individual's ability to construct vivid positive, but not negative, mental imagery would predict positive emotional responding to positive visual stimuli, independ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/bjop.12267

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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0000-0003-4088-4528
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of Psychology Journal website
Publication date:
2017-09-01
Acceptance date:
2017-08-31
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EISSN:
2044-8295
ISSN:
0007-1269
Pmid:
28940324
Source identifiers:
730581
Language:
English
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2018-01-17

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