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The function of regressions in reading: Backward eye movements allow rereading
Standard text reading involves frequent eye movements that go against normal reading order. The function of these "regressions" is still largely unknown. The most obvious explanation is that regressions allow for the ...
Uncontrolled avoidance of threat: Vigilance-avoidance, executive control, inhibition and shifting
(ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, 2014)
It has been argued that anxious individuals orient their attention initially towards and then away from threat; this pattern is known as vigilance-avoidance. While the mechanisms underlying the initial vigilance have been ...
Cognitive Bias Modification of Attention is Less Effective Under Working Memory Load
(SPRINGER/PLENUM PUBLISHERS, 2014-12)
Cognitive bias modification for attentional bias (CBM-A) attempts to alleviate anxiety by training an attentional bias away from threat. Several authors have argued that CBM-A in fact trains top-down, reactive counteraction ...