Iperception 2021 May-Jun;12(3):20416695211018714. Epub 2021 May 27.
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Education, Hubei University, Wuhan, China; Brain and Cognition Research Center (BCRC), Faculty of Education, Hubei University, Wuhan, China.
Although emotional audiovisual integration has been investigated previously, whether emotional audiovisual integration is affected by the spatial allocation of visual attention is currently unknown. To examine this question, a variant of the exogenous spatial cueing paradigm was adopted, in which stimuli varying by facial expressions and nonverbal affective prosody were used to express six basic emotions (happiness, anger, disgust, sadness, fear, surprise) via a visual, an auditory, or an audiovisual modality. The emotional stimuli were preceded by an unpredictive cue that was used to attract participants' visual attention. Read More