Negative information enhances the attentional blink in dysphoria.

  title={Negative information enhances the attentional blink in dysphoria.},
  author={Ernst H. W. Koster and Rudi De Raedt and Bruno J Verschuere and Helen Tibboel and Peter J de Jong},
  journal={Depression and anxiety},
  volume={26 1},
BACKGROUND Research has suggested that depression is characterized by maintained attention for negative information. METHODS In this study, we examined whether maintained attention for emotional words influenced the attentional blink in a sample of stable dysphoric (n=14) and non-dysphoric (n=14) undergraduates. In a rapid serial visual presentation of white words, two green target words (T1, T2) had to be identified. If attention is maintained at negative information, T2 identification… CONTINUE READING
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