Selective processing of masked and unmasked verbal threat material in anxiety: Influence of an immediate acute stressor

@inproceedings{Edwards2006SelectivePO,
  title={Selective processing of masked and unmasked verbal threat material in anxiety: Influence of an immediate acute stressor},
  author={Mark Stephen Edwards and Jennifer S. Burt and Ottmar V. Lipp},
  year={2006}
}
Attentional biases for threat were investigated using a computerised version of the emotional Stroop task. The study examined the influence of state and trait anxiety by employing a student sample assigned to high trait anxious (HTA; n = 32) or low trait anxious (LTA; n = 32) groups on the basis of questionnaire scores, and state anxiety was manipulated within participants through the threat of electric shock. Threatening words that were either unrelated (e.g., cancer, danger) or related to the… CONTINUE READING

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