Effect of mind state on mind action
Interesting article from Neurophilosophy blog on scienceblogs.com about how our emotion can affect not only our behavior but our exact vision.
A number of behavioural studies have already shown that emotions can have an effect on perception. When, for example, observers are asked to selectively pay attention to a target at the centre of the visual field while ignoring surrounding “distractor” objects, the prior induction of a positive emotional state leads to more interference from the surrounding objects than does induction of a negative mood.
Full article on Neurophilosoply
Time perception also affected by emotion state. There is another article.
That is the time–emotion paradox: why given that we possess a sophisticated time measurement mechanism, are we so inaccurate in our temporal judgements when experiencing emotions?