An ERP investigation of attentional deployment and cognitive reappraisal : which emotion regulation strategies can younger and older adults successfully employ to modulate brain responses to emotional images?
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The ways individuals attend to and interpret emotional experiences have immediate and lasting consequences for both their intrapersonal experiences and interpersonal interactions. Understanding how younger and older adults differentially regulate their emotions is important because the resulting outcome may influence their future cognitions, behaviors, and/or emotional experiences. Behavioral, electrophysiological, and neurological measures suggest mixed findings as to which emotion regulation strategies younger and older adults have the ability to use and which strategies they are using ...