Blunted cardiac stress reactors exhibit relatively high levels of behavioural impulsivity

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Blunted cardiac stress reactors exhibit relatively high levels of behavioural impulsivity. / Bibbey, Adam; Ginty, Annie T.; Brindle, Ryan C.; Phillips, Anna C.; Carroll, Douglas.

In: Physiology and Behavior, Vol. 159, 15.05.2016, p. 40-44.

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title = "Blunted cardiac stress reactors exhibit relatively high levels of behavioural impulsivity",
abstract = "Blunted physiological reactions to acute psychological stress are associated with a range of adverse health and behavioural outcomes. This study examined whether extreme stress reactors differ in their behavioural impulsivity. Individuals showing blunted (N = 23) and exaggerated (N = 23) cardiovascular reactions to stress were selected by screening a healthy student population (N = 276). Behavioural impulsivity was measured via inhibitory control and motor impulsivity tasks. Blunted reactors exhibited greater impulsivity than exaggerated reactors on both stop-signal, F(1,41) = 4.99, p = 0.03, ηp 2 = 0.108, and circle drawing, F(1,43) = 4.00, p = 0.05, η p 2 = 0.085, tasks. Individuals showing blunted cardiovascular stress reactions are characterized by greater impulsivity which may contribute to their increased susceptibility to outcomes such as obesity and addiction.",
keywords = "Cardiovascular activity, Impulsivity, Psychological stress, Stress reactivity",
author = "Adam Bibbey and Ginty, {Annie T.} and Brindle, {Ryan C.} and Phillips, {Anna C.} and Douglas Carroll",
year = "2016",
month = may,
day = "15",
doi = "10.1016/j.physbeh.2016.03.011",
language = "English",
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journal = "Physiology and Behavior",
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