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The Rational Adolescent: Strategic Information Processing during Decision Making Revealed by Eye Tracking.
(Cogn Dev, 2015-10)
Adolescence is often viewed as a time of irrational, risky decision-making - despite adolescents' competence in other cognitive domains. In this study, we examined the strategies used by adolescents (N=30) and young adults ...
The frequency of involuntary autobiographical memories and future thoughts in relation to daydreaming, emotional distress, and age.
(Conscious Cogn, 2015-11)
We introduce a new scale, the Involuntary Autobiographical Memory Inventory (IAMI), for measuring the frequency of involuntary autobiographical memories and involuntary future thoughts. Using the scale in relation to other ...
Borrowing Personal Memories
(Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2015-01-01)
© 2015 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.The present investigation documents memory borrowing in college-age students, defined as the telling of others' autobiographical stories as if they are one's own. In both pilot and online surveys, ...
Microinterventions targeting regulatory focus and regulatory fit selectively reduce dysphoric and anxious mood.
(Behav Res Ther, 2015-09)
Depression and generalized anxiety, separately and as comorbid states, continue to represent a significant public health challenge. Current cognitive-behavioral treatments are clearly beneficial but there remains a need ...
Freezing behaviour facilitates bioelectric crypsis in cuttlefish faced with predation risk.
(Proc Biol Sci, 2015-12-07)
Cephalopods, and in particular the cuttlefish Sepia officinalis, are common models for studies of camouflage and predator avoidance behaviour. Preventing detection by predators is especially important to this group of animals, ...
Fear learning circuitry is biased toward generalization of fear associations in posttraumatic stress disorder.
(Transl Psychiatry, 2015-12-15)
Fear conditioning is an established model for investigating posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, symptom triggers may vaguely resemble the initial traumatic event, differing on a variety of sensory and affective ...
A Decad(e) of Reasons to Contribute to a PLOS Community-Run Journal
(PLOS Genetics, 2015-10-05)
Platelet aggregation and mental stress induced myocardial ischemia: Results from the Responses of Myocardial Ischemia to Escitalopram Treatment (REMIT) study.
(Am Heart J, 2015-04)
BACKGROUND: Mental stress-induced myocardial ischemia (MSIMI) is common in patients with ischemic heart disease (IHD) and associated with a poorer cardiovascular prognosis. Platelet hyperactivity is an important factor in ...
One bump, two bumps, three bumps, four? Using retrieval cues to divide one autobiographical memory reminiscence bump into many
(Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 2015-01-01)
Hostile attributional bias and aggressive behavior in global context.
(Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2015-07-28)
We tested a model that children's tendency to attribute hostile intent to others in response to provocation is a key psychological process that statistically accounts for individual differences in reactive aggressive behavior ...