Situation-based social anxiety enhances the neural processing of faces: evidence from an intergroup context.

@article{Ofan2014SituationbasedSA,
  title={Situation-based social anxiety enhances the neural processing of faces: evidence from an intergroup context.},
  author={Renana H. Ofan and Nava Rubin and David M. Amodio},
  journal={Social cognitive and affective neuroscience},
  year={2014},
  volume={9 8},
  pages={1055-61}
}
Social anxiety is the intense fear of negative evaluation by others, and it emerges uniquely from a social situation. Given its social origin, we asked whether an anxiety-inducing social situation could enhance the processing of faces linked to the situational threat. While past research has focused on how individual differences in social anxiety relate to face processing, we tested the effect of manipulated social anxiety in the context of anxiety about appearing racially prejudiced in front… CONTINUE READING
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