The utilisation of working memory by worry.

  title={The utilisation of working memory by worry.},
  author={Ronald M. Rapee},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  volume={31 6},
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 significantly with the ability to worry. There was a nonsignificant tendency for articulatory suppression to produce some interference with worrying… CONTINUE READING