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Moderate threat causes longer lasting disruption to processing in anxious individuals

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Anxiety is associated with increased attentional capture by threat. Previous studies have used simultaneous or briefly separated (<1 s) presentation of threat distractors and target stimuli. Here, we tested the hypothesis that high trait anxious participants would show a longer time window within which distractors cause disruption to subsequent task processing, and that this would particularly be observed for stimuli of moderate or ambiguous threat value. A novel temporally separated emoti...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Name:
Economic and Social Research Council
Funding agency for:
Bishop, S
Grant:
ES/J006564/1
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National Science Foundation
Grant:
005400
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Name:
National Institute of Mental Health
Grant:
R01MH091848
Publisher:
Frontiers
Journal:
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience More from this journal
Volume:
8
Issue:
August 2014
Article number:
626
Publication date:
2014-08-01
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EISSN:
1662-5161
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pubs:535302
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uuid:fda9ec57-afa0-4313-9e01-18b28b1bb567
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pubs:535302
Source identifiers:
535302
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2015-07-27

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