Individual differences in social anxiety affect the salience of errors in social contexts.

@article{Barker2015IndividualDI,
  title={Individual differences in social anxiety affect the salience of errors in social contexts.},
  author={Tyson V. Barker and Sonya V. Troller-Renfree and Daniel S. Pine and Nathan A. Fox},
  journal={Cognitive, affective & behavioral neuroscience},
  year={2015},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={723-35}
}
The error-related negativity (ERN) is an event-related potential that occurs approximately 50 ms after an erroneous response. The magnitude of the ERN is influenced by contextual factors, such as when errors are made during social evaluation. The ERN is also influenced by individual differences in anxiety, and it is elevated among anxious individuals. However, little research has examined how individual differences in anxiety interact with contextual factors to impact the ERN. Social anxiety… CONTINUE READING