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Combined Audience and Video Feedback With Cognitive Review Improves State Anxiety and Self-Perceptions During Speech Tasks in Socially Anxious Individuals
This study investigated the effects of combined audience feedback with video feedback plus cognitive preparation, and cognitive review (enabling deeper processing of feedback) on state anxiety and self-perceptions including ...
Dynamic visual noise reduces confidence in short-term memory for visual information
(Springer verlag, 2012-05)
Previous research has shown effects of the visual interference technique, dynamic visual noise (DVN), on visual imagery, but not on visual short-term memory, unless retention of precise visual detail is required. This study ...
Can attentional bias modification inoculate people to withstand exposure to real-world food cues?
Two experiments investigated whether attentional bias modification can inoculate people to withstand exposure to real-world appetitive food cues, namely television advertisements for chocolate products. Using a modified ...
The Role of Working Memory in a Double Span Task
(Ubiquity Press, 1999)
This paper introduces a double span task to activate all three components of A. D. Baddeley and G. J. Hitch's (1974) working memory model simultaneously. 40 Ss were presented with sequences of words or pictures which ...
Body checking induces an attentional bias for body-related cues
(John Wiley and Sons, 2011-01)
Objective: Theoretical models suggest that body checking is linked to biased cognitive processing. However, this link has not been investigated in any systematic way. The present study examined the influence of body checking ...
Control of Interference During Working Memory Updating
(American Psychological Association, 2011-02)
The current study aimed to clarify the nature of the processes underlying working memory updating. In a series of four experiments using the n-back paradigm, the authors demonstrate that continuous updating of items in ...
A Cognitive Experimental Approach to Understanding and Reducing Food Cravings
(Association for Psychological Science, 2010-04)
Food cravings are a common everyday experience. Yet, they can pose significant health risks for some people. Following initial investigations into the phenomenology, antecedents and consequences of food cravings, recent ...
Attentional Retraining Can Reduce Chocolate Consumption
(American Psychological Association, 2014-03)
There is emerging evidence that attentional biases are related to the consumption of substances such as alcohol and tobacco, and that attentional bias modification can reduce unwanted consumption of these substances. We ...
The affective primacy hypothesis: Affective or cognitive processing of optimally and suboptimally presented primes?
(Ubiquity Press, 1996)
The aim of the present study was to pursue the research on the affective primacy hypothesis, which claims that positive and negative affective reactions can be evoked with minimal stimulus input and virtually no cognitive ...
Concreteness and emotional valence ratings of 399 Dutch nouns
(Ubiquity Press, 1999)