Cognitive bias in the chick anxiety–depression model

  title={Cognitive bias in the chick anxiety–depression model},
  author={Amy L Salmeto and Kristen A. Hymel and Erika C. Carpenter and Ben O. Brilot and Kenneth J. Sufka},
  journal={Brain Research},
Cognitive bias is a phenomenon that presents in clinical populations where anxious individuals tend to adopt a more pessimistic-like interpretation of ambiguous aversive stimuli whereas depressed individuals tend to adopt a less optimistic-like interpretation of ambiguous appetitive stimuli. To further validate the chick anxiety-depression model as a neuropsychiatric simulation we sought to quantify this cognitive endophenotype. Chicks exposed to an isolation stressor of 5m to induce an anxiety… CONTINUE READING

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