4 thoughts on “All in a smiling face: The attentional benefits of dynamic attention training for low self-esteem individuals”

  1. Very nice. Like the move to dynamic and its potential contribution to decreased attention to rejection vs increased attention to acceptance.
    I also like the use of Johnson-Neyman plots!
    BTW, some research on attentional bias to attractive alternatives suggests that it predicts subsequent infidelity and breakup–especially for those low in self control.

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  2. Very promising results! Curious how long these effects tend to last, and if they might last longer with the dynamic version? And once again, very nice plots!

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  3. I especially like the findings for acceptance bias. Most past research has found effects primarily for lowering rejection bias, but other researchers (e.g., Mogg) are highlighting the importance of substituting a rewarding positive bias. This dynamic version of the task may do this better than the static version because it may be more rewarding I imagine. Good stuff!

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  4. Nice work Remi! Very cool idea to have dynamic training task-I agree it should be more impactful than static task as more life-like. Will you test them directly?

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