Table 4

Significant contrasts (post-hoc t-tests, p < .05) between ERPs following stimuli in different emotional prosodies in the three time-windows (PA: position attended, PU: position unattended; I: ipsilateral to stimulation, C: contralateral to stimulation)
Comparison Superordinate ANOVA 110–150 ms 190–260 ms 260–350 ms
neutral – happy Significant over both hemispheres 1,2,3,4,6 1,2,3,4,5,6 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
ipsilateral (I) / contralateral (C) effect
position attended (PA) / unattended (PU) 7 (PU)
neutral – threatening Significant over both hemispheres 1,2,3,4,5,6
ipsilateral (I) / contralateral (C) effect
position attended (PA) /unattended (PU) 7 (PU)
neutral-fearful Significant over both hemispheres 3,6 1,2,3,4,6,7 1,3
ipsilateral (I) / contralateral (C) effect
position attended (PA) / unattended (PU) 4,7 (PU)
happy-threatening Significant over both hemispheres 1,2,3,4,6 5, 7 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
ipsilateral (I) / contralateral (C) effect
ipsilateral (I) / controlateral (C) effect C3, C6
happy-fearful Significant over both hemispheres 1,2,3,4,6 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1,2,3,4,6,7
ipsilateral (I) / contralateral (C) effect C4 (PU)
position attended (PA) / unattended (PU) 4 (PA)
threatening - fearful Significant over both hemispheres 2,3,6 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7
ipsilateral (I) / contralateral (C) effect 1,4 (PA)
position attended (PA) / unattended (PU)

Numbers without the letters I or C denote bilateral cluster activation.

Gädeke et al.

Gädeke et al. BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:14   doi:10.1186/1471-2202-14-14

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