All in its proper time: monitoring the emergence of a memory bias for novel, arousing-negative words in individuals with high and low trait anxiety.

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Eden, Annuschka Salima; Zwitserlood, Pienie; Keuper, Katharina; Junghöfer, Markus; Laeger, Inga; Zwanzger, Peter; Dobel, Christian;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 9, issue 6 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC4041778, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098339
  • Subject: Linguistics | Research Article | Memory | Cognitive Psychology | Learning | Mental Health and Psychiatry | Psychology | Behavior | Clinical Psychology | Biology and Life Sciences | Emotions | Cognition | Psycholinguistics | Neuroscience | Anxiety Disorders | Medicine and health | Medicine | Experimental Psychology | Q | R | Recall (Memory) | Social Sciences | Science | Medicine and Health Sciences | Cognitive Science
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The well-established memory bias for arousing-negative stimuli seems to be enhanced in high trait-anxious persons and persons suffering from anxiety disorders. We monitored the emergence and development of such a bias during and after learning, in high and low trait anx... View more
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