The utilisation of working memory by worry.

  • Ron M Rapee
  • Published 1993 in Behaviour research and therapy


Sixty-eight undergraduate students were randomly allocated to one of four task conditions and required to worry about a topic of importance to them while simultaneously performing the task to which they had been allocated. The tasks differed in their ability to interfere with worrying. Generation of random letters was the only task to interfere… (More)