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Encouraging expressions affect the brain and alter visual attention

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Background Very often, encouraging or discouraging expressions are used in competitive contexts, such as sports practice, aiming at provoking an emotional reaction on the listener and, consequently, an effect on subsequent cognition and/or performance. However, the actual efficiency of these expressions has not been tested scientifically. Methodology/Principal Findings To fill this gap, we studied the effects of encouraging, discouraging, and neutral expressions on event-related brain electr...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0005920
Publisher:
Public Library of Science
Journal:
PLoS ONE More from this journal
Volume:
4
Issue:
6
Pages:
e5920-e5920
Publication date:
2009-06-17
Acceptance date:
2009-05-16
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1932-6203
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pubs:579607
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uuid:ce85d4fb-da4a-4181-aee0-6e3f14848ed4
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pubs:579607
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579607
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2017-01-03

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