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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. It is assumed that anxiety impairsExpand
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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 twoExpand
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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 FactorExpand
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Anxiety: The Cognitive Perspective
Introduction. Theories of Anxiety and Cognition. Theoretical Framework. Attentional Processes. Comprehension and Memory. Worry. General Processing. Summary.
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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-termExpand
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New perspectives in attentional control theory
There have been several theoretical attempts to explain the effects of anxiety on cognitive performance. According to attentional control theory, anxiety impairs the efficiency of two executiveExpand
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Anxiety, learning, and memory: A reconceptualization
Abstract A new theoretical framework for work on anxiety and memory is proposed. Anxious subjects engage in task-irrelevant processing which preempts processing resources and some of the availableExpand
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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 moreExpand
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A questionnaire for the measurement of nonpathological worry
Abstract Existing measures of worry content were designed to ascertain levels of worry in special groups, particularly children and the elderly. In the present study, cluster analysis techniques wereExpand
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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.-Expand
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