Cognitive Bias and Social Anxiety Disorder

Today a new study was accepted for publication in Internet Interventions. The paper was about social anxiety disorder (SAD) and attentional bias. Typically, the visual-attention system is selectively biased towards stimuli of biological importance, such as cues of threat (predators, dangerous individuals) and reward (food, mates) (Frewen et al. 2008). These attentional processes are considered … Read more