Automatic attitudes and alcohol: Does implicit liking predict drinking?

  title={Automatic attitudes and alcohol: Does implicit liking predict drinking?},
  author={B. Payne and O. Govorun and N. Arbuckle},
  journal={Cognition and Emotion},
  pages={238 - 271}
  • B. Payne, O. Govorun, N. Arbuckle
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology
  • Cognition and Emotion
  • Addictive behaviour has qualities that make it ideal for study using implicit techniques. Addictive behaviours are mediated in part by automatic responses to drug cues, and there is sometimes social pressure to distort self-reports. However, relationships between implicit attitudes and addictive behaviours have been inconsistent. Using a new implicit measure, the affect misattribution procedure (AMP), we found consistent evidence that drinking-related behaviours are systematically related to… CONTINUE READING
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