Effects of alcohol on attentional mechanisms involved in figure reversals

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Colleges, School and Institutes

Abstract

The impairing effects of alcohol on attention are well documented and are thought to involve inhibitory mechanisms. We used ambiguous figures (Face-Vase and Necker cube) to test whether the intentional control mechanism is more vulnerable to the effects of alcohol than the automatic mechanism.

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Copyright © 2013 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)484-94
Number of pages11
JournalHuman Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental
Volume28
Issue number5
Early online date7 Aug 2013
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2013