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Conflicts as aversive signals : Investigations on the affective valence of conflict stimuli

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Pastötter, Julia
Date of publication of this fulltext: 29 Jun 2016 11:33

Abstract (English)

According to a recent theory by Matthew Botvinick (2007), conflicts in information processing are aversive. This assumption, its boundaries and its functionality, have been examined in three studies. STUDY 1 tested if the conflict priming effect as found by Dreisbach and Fischer (2012a) can be reproduced with a different dependent variable, offering more clear-cut evidence for conflict ...


Translation of the abstract (German)

Matthew Botvinick (2007) postuliert in einer neueren Theorie zur Funktion des anterioren cingulären Cortex (ACC), dass Konflikte in der Informationsverarbeitung aversiv sind. Ziel der vorliegenden Dissertation war die Untersuchung dieser Annahme, ihrer Grenzen sowie ihrer Funktionalität. In STUDIE 1 wurde in zwei Experimenten überprüft, ob der Konfliktprimingeffekt, der erstmals in Dreisbach und ...


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