The Influence of Gender and Personality Differences on Arousal Emotional Pictures and Digitized Sounds in Young Adults: Event-Related Potential Study

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สุทิศา ตันติกุลวิจิตร
เสรี ชัดแช้ม
ภัทรวดี มากมี
ศราวิน เทพสถิตภรณ์



The purposes of this research were to design experimental activities of looking at pictures and listening to digitized sounds which stimulated emotional arousal in young adults and to study the emotional arousal, event-related potential studies between gender and personality of the participants while looking at pictures and listening to digitized sounds.

The research participants were 80 students at Burapha University in the academic year 2017, divided into 20 male and 20 female of extravert personality and 20 male and 20 female of ambivert personality. The research instruments consisted of the activities of looking at pictures and listening to digitized sounds which stimulated emotional arousal, and Neuro Scan System. The data were analyzed by two-way ANOVA. The research results were as follows:

     1. The activities of looking at pictures and listening to digitized sounds consisted of 2 blocks; each block of 12 stimuli; each stimuli of 14.5 second which were calm and excite emotions.

     2. The brainwaves in young adults while looking at pictures and listening to digitized sounds which stimulated emotional arousal: There were significant differences personality in Occipital Lobe at position PO3, and Temporal Lobe at position P8, and differences gender in Frontal Lobe at position FP1 with statistically significant at .05 level.


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