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Cognitive trait anxiety, stress and effort interact to predict inhibitory control

Edwards, Mark; Edwards, Elizabeth J.; Lyvers, Michael

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Few studies have focussed on the link between anxiety and inhibitory control in the absence of stimulus-driven external threat. This two-part experiment examined the interactions between (1) somatic trait anxiety, somatic situational stress (i.e. threat of electric shock), and effort, and (2) cognitive trait anxiety, cognitive situational stress (i.e. ego-threat instructions), and effort, on inhibitory processes using a Go-No-Go paradigm. Trait anxiety was operationalised using questionnaire...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016-03-02
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/219006
Source: Cognition and Emotion
DOI: 10.1080/02699931.2016.1152232

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