Cognitive bias modification: induced interpretive biases affect memory.

  title={Cognitive bias modification: induced interpretive biases affect memory.},
  author={Tanya B. Tran and Paula T. Hertel and Jutta Joormann},
  volume={11 1},
Previous research has shown that it is possible to experimentally induce interpretive biases using ambiguous scenarios. This study extends past findings by examining the effects of cognitive bias modification for interpretation on subsequent scenario recall. Participants were trained to interpret emotionally ambiguous passages in either a positive or negative direction. Transfer of the training to novel scenarios was tested. After training, participants were also asked to recall details from… CONTINUE READING