The effect of anxiety on central executive processes

Swain, Jonathan P. (2007) The effect of anxiety on central executive processes. Doctoral thesis, University of Southampton; University of Chichester.

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The aim of this thesis was to explore the effects of state anxiety, trait anxiety, and defensiveness on a psychomotor task that required working memory resources. Results from study 1 confirmed that a random response generation task was sensitive to changes in response rate and used limited working memory resources. ARM MANOV A showed that participant behaviour became less random as response rate increased (A. =.239, F9,1 = 14.491, p...

Item Type: Thesis (Doctoral)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC1200 Sports Medicine
Divisions: Departments > Sport and Exercise Sciences
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Depositing User: Debbie Bogard
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2013 13:39
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2013 13:39

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