Sunday, September 25, 2016

Attentional Bias for Emotional Stimuli in Borderline Personality Disorder: A Meta-Analysis.

Patients with borderline personality disorder tend to have an ATTENTION BIAS towards emotionally negative words. Psychopathology. 2016 Sep 20

Comment: Attention bias is another way to say excessive focus upon, or to have blinders. Not only patients can suffer from attention bias, scientific researchers also can suffer from this bias. When analyzing research papers, it is important to see the big picture as well as the fine details. You may discover that researchers are so close to their area of expertise that they excessively focus on some detail, resulting in attention bias.