Acquisition of likes and dislikes: No evidence for an influence of current dysphoric symptoms on evaluative conditioning effects in a sub-clinical sample
Publication date: Available online 18 March 2017
Source:Journal de Thérapie Comportementale et Cognitive
Author(s): Thierry Kosinski, Alhadi Chafi, Stéphane Rusinek
Evaluative Conditioning (EC) refers to changes in the liking of a Conditioned Stimulus (CS), which are due to the fact that the stimulus has been paired with an emotional stimulus (Unconditioned Stimulus [US]). Some authors suggested that current affective states of a person could be thought of as an emotional stimulus (US) that can change the liking of environmental stimuli (CSs) encountered by the person. In the present...