The effects of emotion priming on visual search in socially anxious adults.

@article{Haas2017TheEO,
  title={The effects of emotion priming on visual search in socially anxious adults.},
  author={Sara A Haas and Dima Amso and Nathan A. Fox},
  journal={Cognition & emotion},
  year={2017},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={
          1041-1054
        }
}
This study examined the effects of emotion priming on visual search in participants characterised for different levels of social anxiety. Participants were primed with five facial emotions (angry, fear, happy, neutral, and surprised) and one scrambled face immediately prior to visual search trials involving finding a slanted coloured line amongst distractors, as reaction times and accuracy to target detection were recorded. Results suggest that for individuals low in social anxiety, being… CONTINUE READING

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