Anxiety, inhibition, efficiency, and effectiveness. An investigation using antisaccade task.

@article{Derakshan2009AnxietyIE,
  title={Anxiety, inhibition, efficiency, and effectiveness. An investigation using antisaccade task.},
  author={Nazanin Derakshan and Tahereh L. Ansari and Miles E. Hansard and Leor Shoker and Michael W. Eysenck},
  journal={Experimental psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={
          48-55
        }
}
Effects of anxiety on the antisaccade task were assessed. Performance effectiveness on this task (indexed by error rate) reflects a conflict between volitional and reflexive responses resolved by inhibitory processes (Hutton, S. B., & Ettinger, U. (2006). The antisaccade task as a research tool in psychopathology: A critical review. Psychophysiology, 43, 302-313). However, latency of the first correct saccade reflects processing efficiency (relationship between performance effectiveness and use… CONTINUE READING
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