Ippei Takenaka

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Selective attention can be improved under conditions in which a high perceptual load is assumed to exhaust cognitive resources, leaving scarce resources for distractor processing. The present study examined whether perceptual load and acute stress share common attentional resources by manipulating perceptual and stress loads. Participants identified a(More)
The purpose of this study was to typify rumor talk in university students' everyday conversation. This study investigated the structure of rumor in conversation from the viewpoint of content attributes and functions. Study 1 found two types of rumor talk, "humor type" and "anxiety type", based on seven content attributes (humor, anxiety, certainty,(More)
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