Processing efficiency in anxiety: Evidence from eye-movements during visual search.

@article{Derakshan2010ProcessingEI,
  title={Processing efficiency in anxiety: Evidence from eye-movements during visual search.},
  author={Nazanin Derakshan and Ernst H. W. Koster},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  year={2010},
  volume={48 12},
  pages={1180-5}
}
It is generally held that anxiety is characterized by an attentional bias for threatening information. In recent years there has been an important debate whether these biases reside at the level of attentional selection (threat detection) or attentional processing after threat detection (attentional disengagement). In a visual search task containing emotional facial expressions, eye-movements were examined before and after threat detection in high and low trait anxious individuals to further… CONTINUE READING

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