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Archive for March 12, 2016

People with anxiety show fundamental differences in perception

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People suffering from anxiety perceive the world in a fundamentally different way than others, according to a new study.┬áThe research may help explain why certain people are more prone to anxiety.┬áThe study shows that people diagnosed with anxiety are less able to distinguish between a neutral, “safe” stimulus (in this case, the sound of a tone) and one that had earlier been associated with gaining or losing money.

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