Search for dissertations about: "Nathalie Peira"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Nathalie Peira.

  1. 1. Guided by Fear : Effects on attention and awareness

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Psychology, Stockholm University

    Author : Nathalie Peira; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Emotion; fear; attention; awareness; affective processing; heart rate; skin conductance; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Because the visual system has limited capacity, emotions such as fear may play an important role in guiding the selection of relevant input (LeDoux, 2000; Öhman & Mineka, 2001). The aim of the current thesis was to investigate how fear can guide the organism by influencing:  (I) attentional processes, (II) awareness of the visual input, and (III) affective processing independent of awareness. READ MORE