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The influence of emotional stimuli on cognitive processing during transient induced mood states

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Selective attention is a mechanism used to allocate resources to information processing. Both mood states and emotionally salient stimuli can influence which information is selectively attended. This information is subsequently processed in a more elaborative manner and affects task performance. The experiments presented in this thesis explore the influence of mood and emotional stimuli on selective attention and consequently task performance.

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Psychiatry - Neurobiology of Aging
Oxford college:
Linacre College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Psychiatry
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Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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ora:6604

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