DLab in the News!

Paper showing that positive distraction provides benefits to executive performance compared to negative distraction ("Brain Activity and Network Interactions Linked to Valence-Related Differences in the Impact of Emotional Distraction"), published in Cerebral Cortex, receives media attention - see the links below for some of the echoes; download the advance access paper from here.

Beckman Institute News Bureau: http://beckman.illinois.edu/news/2015/11/dolcos-distractions

EurekAlert!: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-11/bifa-rsh110515.php

ScienceDaily: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/11/151105121526.htm

MedicalXpress: http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-11-positive-stimuli-benefits-distracted-brain.html

PsychCentral: http://psychcentral.com/news/2015/11/09/distractions-may-improve-task-performance/94600.html

NeuroscienceNews: http://neurosciencenews.com/positive-emotion-neuroscience-distraction-3005/

World Federation of Neurology News : http://www.wfneurology.org/2015-11-05-beckman

ScienceBeta: http://sciencebeta.com/positive-stimuli-distracted-brain/

SciCasts: https://scicasts.com/neuroscience/2064-systems-neuroscience/10257-study-shows-how-positive-stimuli-provide-benefits-to-the-distracted-brain/

Laboratory Equipment: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2015/11/positive-stimuli-benefits-distracted-brain

PsyPost: http://www.psypost.org/2015/11/researchers-show-how-positive-stimuli-provide-benefits-to-the-distracted-brain-39038

ScienceCodex: http://www.sciencecodex.com/researchers_show_how_positive_stimuli_provide_benefits_to_the_distracted_brain-169084

HealthInformer: http://health-informer.net/researchers-show-how-positive-stimuli-provide-benefits-to-the-distracted-brain/2015/11/05/

SciFeeds: http://scifeeds.com/news/researchers-show-how-positive-stimuli-provide-benefits-to-the-distracted-brain/

LiveNetworkNews: http://livenetworknews.com/bz/article/100100100101471500

MyInforms: http://myinforms.com/en/a/18777475-positive-stimuli-benefits-distracted-brain/

MyWebMemo: http://www.mywebmemo.com/science/researchers-show-how-positive-stimuli-provide-benefits-to-the_427090.html

BrightSurf: http://www.brightsurf.com/news/headlines/115261/Researchers_show_how_positive_stimuli_provide_benefits_to_the_distracted_brain_.html

DailyMe: http://dailyme.com/story/2015110500004146

NewsUnited: http://www.newsunited.com/researchers-show-how-positive-news/19560049/