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Anxiety and cognitive performance: attentional control theory.
Attentional control theory is an approach to anxiety and cognition representing a major development of Eysenck and Calvo's (1992) processing efficiency theory and may not impair performance effectiveness when it leads to the use of compensatory strategies (e.g., enhanced effort; increased use of processing resources).
Anxiety and Performance: The Processing Efficiency Theory
Abstract Anxiety often impairs performance of “difficult” tasks (especially under test conditions), but there are numerous exceptions. Theories of anxiety and performance need to address at least two
Personality and Individual Differences: A Natural Science Approach
One: Descriptive.- One The Scientific Description of Personality.- Personality and Taxonomy: The Problem of Classification.- Type and Trait Theories: The Modern View.- Type-Trait Theories and Factor
Anxiety: The Cognitive Perspective
Theories of Anxiety and Cognition and theoretical Framework: A Framework for Investigating Attentional Processes and Comprehension and Memory.
Cognitive Psychology: A Student's Handbook
Introduction. Visual Perception: Basic Processes. Perception, Movement and Action. Object Recognition. Attention and Performance Limitations. Memory: Structure and Processes. Theories of Long-term
Anxiety, Processing Efficiency, and Cognitive Performance New Developments from Attentional Control Theory
There have been many attempts to account theoretically for the effects of anxiety on cognitive performance. This article focuses on two theories based on insights from cognitive psychology. The more
Attention And Arousal, Cognition And Performance
1 Introduction.- 2 Theories of Attention.- 2.1 Early Theories.- 2.2 Posner and Snyder: Automatic Activation and Conscious Attention.- 2.3 Shiffrin and Schneider: Controlled and Automatic Processes.-