attentional bias


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attentional bias

(ă-ten′shŏn-ăl)
An error in diagnosis or other form of analysis in which a person is unable to see the truth because he or she does not perceive a critical piece of data.
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Cognitive factors such as attentional bias have not been widely studied in aggressive populations, and results have been inconsistent, with some researchers finding attentional bias toward anger-related words (van Honk et al.
If two people were in a room with potato chips on the table, the person with attentional bias would be paying attention to, maybe looking at, the chips and the person without the bias would not really notice or pay attention to them," Kerri Boutelle, PhD, professor of pediatrics and psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, said.
Optimism and Attentional Bias for Negative and Positive Stimuli.
As hypothesised, children with ADHD demonstrated poorer selective and sustained attention, whereas youth with anxiety disorders demonstrated greater attentional bias toward threatening faces on a visual probe task.
unconscious) processing of salient stimuli, manifested as an involuntary attentional bias (AB) towards alcohol cues.
Additionally, there were no differences between fundamentalists and non-fundamentalists regarding attentional bias to the taboo image.
This pilot study was designed to assess if participants with a history of neglect, but no obvious signs on conventional clinical testing, show a rightward attentional bias during reaction time tests involving a complex visual field.
An attentional deficit connotes a lack of attention, whereas an attentional bias more correctly connotes adequate attention, memory, and comprehension, but associated with specific tasks, time periods, and conditions.
the inversion effect, left-side attentional bias, and categorical perception.
RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM AND TABOOS: ATTENTIONAL BIAS AND PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS.
Aging and visual search: Automatic and controlled attentional bias to threat faces.
Measures of Attentional Bias and Relational Responding are Associated with Behavioral Treatment Outcome for Cocaine Dependence.