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Perceptual Defense

Known as: Defense, Perceptual, Defenses, Perceptual 
Selective perceiving such that the individual protects himself from becoming aware of something unpleasant or threatening, e.g., obscene words are… Expand
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2003
2003
Prior research by MacLeod and Rutherford (1992) indicates that anxious subjects could have perceptual strategies different from… Expand
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1995
1995
We examined whether habitual defense and coping affeet the response of hormones (ACTH, Cortisol, prolactin, endorphins, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
One of the functions of automatic stimulus evaluation is to direct attention toward events that may have undesirable consequences… Expand
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
A mobile sweeper having a body and ground-engaging wheels. The body defines a trash compartment which has a bin having a top… Expand
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1982
1982
Endocrine reactions and cognitive performance were examined in a dive to 60 metres hyperbaric pressure (N= 29). There was a… Expand
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1980
1980
In a tachistoscopic experiment employing a lexical-decision task, it was demonstrated that emotional (“taboo”) words are not… Expand
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1974
Highly Cited
1974
 
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1960
1960
A number of studies have shown a relation to exist between word frequency, word value, and visual duration thresholds. Certain… Expand
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1952
Highly Cited
1952
s, 1934, 8, No. 153. 50. KARWOSKI, T. F., & BERTHOLD, F., JR. Psychological studies in semantics: II. Reliability of free… Expand
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1949
Highly Cited
1949
During the past decade, a number of experimental investigations have progressively revealed the so-called "dynamic," or… Expand
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