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Social Anxiety: Understanding the Attentional Bias to Threat

Delchau, Hannah

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Biased attention toward threatening facial expressions is an important maintaining and possibly aetiological factor for social anxiety. However, little is known about the underlying mechanisms. To develop our understanding of this threat bias, the relative contributions of top-down attention, bottom-up attention, and selection history were differentiated across four studies. In Study One, the roles of top-down attention, bottom-up attention, and selection history were tested in an unselected...[Show more]

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Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/164643
DOI: 10.25911/5d5147ab5fd17
Embargoed until: 2021-07-30

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