In this study we investigated information processing strategies in uncertain situations. We attempted to verify what is the interaction between elicited emotions and information search effort. The results suggest that people who are generally better with numbers are able to use the elicited emotions in more efficient way, which leads to more representative information sampling.
Traczyk, J., Lenda, D., Serek, J., Fulawka, K., Tomczak, P., Strizyk, K., Polec, A., Zjawiony, P. & Sobkow, A. (2018). Does fear increase search effort in more numerate people? An experimental study investigating information acquisition in a decision from experience task. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 1203.