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Emotion and affect in mental imagery: Do fear and anxiety manipulate mental rotation performance?

Kaltner, Sandra and Jansen, Petra (2014) Emotion and affect in mental imagery: Do fear and anxiety manipulate mental rotation performance? Frontiers in Psychology.

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Abstract

Little is known about the effects of fear as a basic emotion on mental rotation performance. We expected that the emotional arousal evoked by fearful stimuli presented prior to each mental rotation trial would enhance mental rotation performance. Regarding the influence of anxiety, high anxious participants are supposed to show slower responses and higher error rates in this specific ...

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Item type:Article
Date:6 July 2014
Institutions:Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Sportwissenschaft
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00792DOI
Keywords:Fear, Anxiety, mental rotation, Embodied Cognition, object-based and egocentric transformations
Dewey Decimal Classification:700 Arts & recreation > 796 Athletic & outdoor sports & games
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:30397
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