Covariation bias for blood-injury stimuli and aversive outcomes.

  title={Covariation bias for blood-injury stimuli and aversive outcomes.},
  author={Cynthia L S Pury and Susan Mineka},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  volume={35 1},
Three illusory correlation experiments were conducted to determine whether a fear-relevant covariation bias (Tomarken, Mineka & Cook, 1989, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 98, 381-394) could be demonstrated using different types of fear-relevant stimuli from the blood-injury phobia category. In each experiment, women high and low on blood-injury fear were presented with fear-relevant slides depicting blood or injury, as well as slides from two neutral categories. A shock (aversive outcome), or… CONTINUE READING

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