Project

Cognitive, emotional, and motivational processes in relation to depressive symptoms

Duration
01 October 2015 → 30 September 2019
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Animal experimental and comparative psychology
    • Applied psychology
    • Biological and physiological psychology
    • Clinical and counseling psychology
    • General psychology
    • Human experimental psychology
    • Other psychology and cognitive sciences
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Psychiatry and psychotherapy
    • Psychiatry and psychotherapy
    • Nursing
    • Other paramedical sciences
    • Psychiatry and psychotherapy
Keywords
cognitive control emotion attention motivation depression
 
Project description

Simultaneous influence of emotion and motivation on cognitive processing hasn’t been investigated in relation do depressive symptoms. This project is aimed to explore these influences in order to provide a better understanding of depression-linked cognitive biases and deficits. The project is also aimed to develop novel cognitive trainings in order to reduce biases and deficits and thus attenuate depressive symptoms.