The Link Between Temporal Attention and Emotion: A Playground for Psychology, Neuroscience, and Plausible Artificial Neural Networks

  • Etienne B. Roesch
  • David Sander
  • Klaus R. Scherer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4669)


In this paper, we will address the endeavors of three disciplines, Psychology, Neuroscience, and Artificial Neural Network (ANN) modeling, in explaining how the mind perceives and attends information. More precisely, we will shed some light on the efforts to understand the allocation of attentional resources to the processing of emotional stimuli. This review aims at informing the three disciplines about converging points of their research and to provide a starting point for discussion.


Attention Emotion Cognitive Science 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Etienne B. Roesch
    • 1
  • David Sander
    • 1
    • 2
  • Klaus R. Scherer
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Geneva Emotion Research Group, University of GenevaSwitzerland
  2. 2.Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, GenevaSwitzerland

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