Affective Priming at Short and Extremely Short Exposures

A series of photos including three photos of the same person with different facial expressions in each; and a photo of a different person in both a distorted and non-distorted state.

Example of stimuli used: primes (left), mask (center), target (right). (Images courtesy of Irit Rappley.)


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Spring 2003



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This course is an investigation of affective priming and creation of rigorously counterbalanced, fully computerized testing paradigm. Includes background readings, study design, counterbalancing, study execution, data analysis, presentation of poster, and final paper.

Suzanne Corkin. 9.51 Affective Priming at Short and Extremely Short Exposures, Spring 2003. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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