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Eran Eldar

If you don’t let it in, you don’t have to get it out: Thought preemption as a method to control unwanted thoughts

21 July, 2022

Trying to stop thinking unwanted, often repetitive thoughts is a familiar experience. However, being aware of such attempts implies that the thought has already reached consciousness. Can we preempt an unwanted thought from coming to mind in the first place?

Cognitive bias modification of inferential flexibility

Cognitive bias modification of inferential flexibility

5 July, 2022

Are things not going well right now? Having a bad day?

When people experience a negative life event, they tend to make causal inferences about the event. These inferred causes affect the way people experience events and respond to them. Over time, whereas some people revisit events and rethink about them, shift towards more adaptive inferences, others may stay stuck in their initial negative inference.

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Congratulations to Kusum Thuwal

30 November, 2021
Congratulations to Kusum Thuwal
Congratulations to Kusum Thuwal on winning the PhD international talent award at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Kusum will start her PhD at prof. Ayelet N. Landau's laboratory. She will study rhythmic sampling and visual exploration using EEG and psychophysics. The research is funded by the Israel Science Foundation. Good luck Kusum and welcome to huji psychology and cognitive and brain sciences departments!