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A review of current evidence for the causal impact of attentional bias on fear and anxiety.
There is evidence in favor of causality, yet a strict unidirectional cause-effect model is unlikely to hold, and the relation between attentional bias and fear and anxiety is best described as a bidirectional, maintaining, or mutually reinforcing relation.
The Karolinska Directed Emotional Faces: A validation study
Although affective facial pictures are widely used in emotion research, standardised affective stimuli sets are rather scarce, and the existing sets have several limitations. We therefore conducted a
Does imminent threat capture and hold attention?
Cues presented in an attentional task were simultaneously provided with a threat value through an aversive conditioning procedure and response latencies showed that threatening cues captured and held attention, supporting recent views on attention to threat.
Lying Takes Time: A Meta-Analysis on Reaction Time Measures of Deception
A meta-analysis of 114 studies using computerized RT paradigms to assess the cognitive cost of lying revealed a large standardized RT difference, even after correction for publication bias, with a large heterogeneity amongst effect sizes.
The Validity of the Psychopathic Personality Inventory—Revised in a Community Sample
The results indicate that the PPI-R factors have good convergent, discriminant, and external validity, but confirmatory factor analysis raises concerns about the robustness of the two-factor structure.
The international affective picture system: A Flemish validation study
The International Affective Picture System (IAPS; Center for the Study of Emotion and Attention [CSEA], 1995) is a set of pictures that is widely used in experimental research on emotion and