Reut Plonsker

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We propose that Experiential Self-Referential Processing (ESRP)-the cognitive association of present moment subjective experience (e.g., sensations, emotions, thoughts) with the self-underlies various forms of maladaptation. We theorize that mindfulness contributes to mental health by engendering Experiential Selfless Processing (ESLP)-processing present(More)
Although it is known that a change in a learned motor sequence slows performance down, it is yet unknown if this impairment varies depending on whether the changed element is early or late in the sequence. In Experiment 1, we showed greater impairment in performance when changing the third vs. the sixth element in a 7-element sequence. The impairment was(More)
We tested whether cognitive fusion impairs emotion differentiation and thereby mediates relations between cognitive fusion and depression and panic symptoms among 55 adults (Mage = 26.8 (3.9), 50.9% women). Using visual stimuli, we elicited multiple emotion states and measured (a) emotional intensity - the subjective emotion intensity of elicited emotions(More)
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