Researches and Application of the Emotional Stroop Effect in Clinical Psychology

Siyuan Chen

Abstract


As far as we know, Stroop effect was discovered by a American Psychologist named   John Riddley Stroop with a definition of interference between the color and the meaning of the same stimulus. It has been make good use in many fields, especially in clinical psychology. Emotional stroop effect which became the highlight during the past two decades. So its main researches and focus will be showed in details here, such as, social phobia, anxiety & anxiety disorders, alcohol dependence, heroin, gambling, and compulsive disorders. Besides, clinical evidences and academic explanations are also concluded. Then the future of this study would be discussed in the end.

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