Avoid when anxious: Avoidance bias in anxious people

Imagine this: you are walking down the street when all of a sudden you see someone walking with a big dog by their side. You’re terribly afraid of dogs, so instead of walking past the dog, you cross the street. Why? Because, according to a recent study by Mkrtchian, Aylward, Dayan, Roiser & Robinson (2017), … Read more