Looking out for danger: An attentional bias towards spatially predictable threatening stimuli.

Abstract

Attentional bias to threat is well established, however, the influence of spatial predictability on this attentional bias has never been investigated. Here we investigated how threat affects attentional capture and disengagement when its spatial location is predictable. Using a visual search paradigm, participants were required to identify a target inside… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.brat.2010.07.013

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