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Levels of cognitive understanding: Reflective and impulsive cognition in alcohol use and misuse

Sharma, Dinkar and Cane, James (2021) Levels of cognitive understanding: Reflective and impulsive cognition in alcohol use and misuse. In: The Handbook of Alcohol Use : Understandings from Synapse to Society. Academic Press, London, UK, pp. 157-174. ISBN 978-0-12-816720-5. (doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-816720-5.00018-9) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:87639)

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In this chapter we describe some of the methodological tools that are used to illustrate a bias in processing alcohol related stimuli. The main focus is on studies of attentional bias (addition Stroop and visual probe task), the dual task paradigm, measures from eye movement and the go/no-go task. We also describe dual-process models that emphasize the influence of impulsive and reflective processes in our understanding of alcohol use. In the cognitive literature neural network models have also been used to simulate the interaction between bottom-up and top-down processes. We therefore extend this discussion by exploring how a neural network model could incorporate the influence of alcohol stimuli.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/B978-0-12-816720-5.00018-9
Uncontrolled keywords: Addiction, Alcohol, cognitive models
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: Dinkar Sharma
Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2021 14:21 UTC
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2021 09:54 UTC
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