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Measuring and modifying information bias in depression

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Background: Depression is a common illness which is believed to be caused, at least in part, by a tendency to preferentially process negative, at the expense of positive, events. Recent work in computational neuroscience indicates that individuals estimate how informative an event is and are more influenced by those events they judge to be more informative. This suggests a potential mechanism which may lead an individual to develop a negative bias—they may estimate that negative e...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Oxford college:
St Hilda's College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4273-8535

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Grant:
gukbiyuhak hapgyeok No. 2015-74 & gwalli No. 2015-79
Type of award:
MSc by Research
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2017-12-18

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