Visual Evoked Potentials and Affective Ratings of Semantic Stimuli

  • H. Begleiter
  • B. Porjesz
  • R. Garozzo
Part of the The Downstate Series of Research in Psychiatry and Psychology book series (DSRPP, volume 2)


In the last decade it has become quite evident that eventrelated brain potentials not only reflect changes in the physical parameters of a stimulus but are also quite sensitive to psychol ogical variables. The relationship between event-related brain potentials and concomitant ongoing cognitive processing has been the subject of numerous investigations which have been thoroughly reviewed (Regan, 1972; Beck, 1975; Callaway, 1975; Thatcher and John, 1977).


Visual Evoke Potential Ambiguous Word Affect Rate Hemispheric Difference Letter Identification 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Begleiter
    • 1
  • B. Porjesz
    • 1
  • R. Garozzo
    • 1
  1. 1.Downstate Medical CenterState University of New YorkBrooklynUSA

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