Attention allocation and social worries predict interpretations of peer-related social cues in adolescents

@inproceedings{Haller2017AttentionAA,
  title={Attention allocation and social worries predict interpretations of peer-related social cues in adolescents},
  author={Simone P. W. Haller and Brianna Ruth Doherty and Mihaela Duta and Kathrin Cohen Kadosh and Jennifer Y. F. Lau and Gaia Scerif},
  booktitle={Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience},
  year={2017}
}
Adolescence is a sensitive period for increases in normative but also debilitating social fears and worries. As the interpretation of interpersonal cues is pertinent to social anxiety, investigating mechanisms that may underlie biases in social cue appraisal is important. Fifty-one adolescents from the community aged 14-19 were presented with self- and… CONTINUE READING