Bruno Verschuere

Summary

Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi Autonomic and behavioral responding to concealed information: differentiating orienting and defensive responses
    Bruno Verschuere
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Psychophysiology 41:461-6. 2004
  2. ncbi The ease of lying
    Bruno Verschuere
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Conscious Cogn 20:908-11. 2011
  3. doi Differentiating orienting and defensive responses to concealed information: the role of verbalization
    Bruno Verschuere
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 34:237-44. 2009
  4. doi Cheating the lie detector: faking in the autobiographical Implicit Association Test
    Bruno Verschuere
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Psychol Sci 20:410-3. 2009
  5. ncbi Startling secrets: startle eye blink modulation by concealed crime information
    Bruno Verschuere
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Biol Psychol 76:52-60. 2007
  6. ncbi Antisociality, underarousal and the validity of the Concealed Information Polygraph Test
    Bruno Verschuere
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Biol Psychol 74:309-18. 2007
  7. ncbi Psychopathic traits and autonomic responding to concealed information in a prison sample
    Bruno Verschuere
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Psychophysiology 42:239-45. 2005
  8. doi Effects of attention training on self-reported, implicit, physiological and behavioural measures of spider fear
    Bram Van Bockstaele
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 42:211-8. 2011
  9. ncbi Limited transfer of threat bias following attentional retraining
    Bram Van Bockstaele
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 43:794-800. 2012
  10. doi Differential predictive power of self report and implicit measures on behavioural and physiological fear responses to spiders
    Bram Van Bockstaele
    Ghent University, Psychology and Educational Sciences, Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000, Gent, Belgium
    Int J Psychophysiol 79:166-74. 2011

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi Autonomic and behavioral responding to concealed information: differentiating orienting and defensive responses
    Bruno Verschuere
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Psychophysiology 41:461-6. 2004
    ..The present findings support the idea that the orienting reflex accounts for the enhanced responding to concealed information. Theoretical and practical implications of the orienting account are discussed...
  2. ncbi The ease of lying
    Bruno Verschuere
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Conscious Cogn 20:908-11. 2011
    ..These results implicate that (1) the accuracy of lie detection tests may be improved by increasing the dominance of the truth response and that (2) habitual lying makes the lie response more dominant...
  3. doi Differentiating orienting and defensive responses to concealed information: the role of verbalization
    Bruno Verschuere
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 34:237-44. 2009
    ..The results indicate that verbalization accounts for the initial heart rate acceleration. In line with the orienting theory, initial heart rate deceleration is observed when participants remained silent...
  4. doi Cheating the lie detector: faking in the autobiographical Implicit Association Test
    Bruno Verschuere
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Psychol Sci 20:410-3. 2009
    ..Two additional experiments showed that guilty participants can fake the aIAT without prior experience with the aIAT and when a response deadline is imposed. The aIAT is subject to the same shortcomings as other lie-detection tests...
  5. ncbi Startling secrets: startle eye blink modulation by concealed crime information
    Bruno Verschuere
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Biol Psychol 76:52-60. 2007
    ..The data suggest that not only orienting, but also inhibition contributes to physiological responding to concealed information...
  6. ncbi Antisociality, underarousal and the validity of the Concealed Information Polygraph Test
    Bruno Verschuere
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Biol Psychol 74:309-18. 2007
    ..67; a=0.82; 79%), and did not differ significantly from that obtained in the community volunteers (d=3.04; a=0.85; 87%). The present data support the validity of the Concealed Information Test in criminal populations...
  7. ncbi Psychopathic traits and autonomic responding to concealed information in a prison sample
    Bruno Verschuere
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Psychophysiology 42:239-45. 2005
    ..This finding indicates that the sensitivity of the concealed information test may be decreased in antisocial offenders...
  8. doi Effects of attention training on self-reported, implicit, physiological and behavioural measures of spider fear
    Bram Van Bockstaele
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 42:211-8. 2011
    ..These results indicate that changes in attentional bias are not necessarily associated with changes in fear, suggesting that attention training may be unsuitable as a clinical intervention for spider fear...
  9. ncbi Limited transfer of threat bias following attentional retraining
    Bram Van Bockstaele
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 43:794-800. 2012
    ..Still, little is known about the potential transfer of computerized training of attention to different components of attentional processing of threat...
  10. doi Differential predictive power of self report and implicit measures on behavioural and physiological fear responses to spiders
    Bram Van Bockstaele
    Ghent University, Psychology and Educational Sciences, Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000, Gent, Belgium
    Int J Psychophysiol 79:166-74. 2011
    ..These results suggest that indirect measures may be useful in predicting and understanding fear responses that are not easily voluntarily controlled...
  11. ncbi Attention for emotional faces under restricted awareness revisited: do emotional faces automatically attract attention?
    Ernst H W Koster
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Emotion 7:285-95. 2007
    ..These data suggest that briefly presented emotional faces influence cognitive processing but do not automatically capture visual attention...
  12. ncbi Components of attentional bias to threat in high trait anxiety: Facilitated engagement, impaired disengagement, and attentional avoidance
    Ernst H W Koster
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Behav Res Ther 44:1757-71. 2006
    ..These data provide evidence for differential patterns of anxiety-related biases in attentive processing of threat at early versus later stages of information processing...
  13. ncbi Time-course of attention for threatening pictures in high and low trait anxiety
    Ernst H W Koster
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Behav Res Ther 43:1087-98. 2005
    ..For the 1250 ms condition, the HTA individuals attended away from high and mild threat pictures. The observed pattern of differential attention to threatening pictures may explain the persistence of fear in HTA individuals...
  14. doi On the predictive validity of automatically activated approach/avoidance tendencies in abstaining alcohol-dependent patients
    Adriaan Spruyt
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Drug Alcohol Depend 127:81-6. 2013
    ..We also examined whether individual differences in automatically activated approach/avoidance tendencies towards alcohol are predictive of relapse in patients...
  15. ncbi On the costs and benefits of directing attention towards or away from threat-related stimuli: a classical conditioning experiment
    Bram Van Bockstaele
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Behav Res Ther 48:692-7. 2010
    ..The results are in line with the Emotional Processing Theory and cognitive accounts of classical conditioning...
  16. ncbi Reaction time measures in deception research: comparing the effects of irrelevant and relevant stimulus-response compatibility
    Kristina Suchotzki
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 144:224-31. 2013
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  17. ncbi A time-course analysis of attentional cueing by threatening scenes
    Ernst H W Koster
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Exp Psychol 54:161-71. 2007
    ..The present results provide support for the idea that threat facilitates fast attentional orienting to its location, followed by the inhibition of attention to threat...
  18. doi Failure to loose fear: The impact of cognitive load and trait anxiety on extinction
    An K Raes
    Ghent University, Belgium
    Behav Res Ther 47:1096-101. 2009
    ..However, this effect was found only in low anxious participants, and it was prominent only on the skin conductance responses. The present results suggest that extinction is not automatic but requires cognitive resources...
  19. doi Negative information enhances the attentional blink in dysphoria
    Ernst H W Koster
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, Ghent, Belgium
    Depress Anxiety 26:E16-22. 2009
    ..Research has suggested that depression is characterized by maintained attention for negative information...
  20. ncbi Psychophysiological analysis (PSPHA): a modular script-based program for analyzing psychophysiological data
    Armand De Clercq
    Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281 S9, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Behav Res Methods 38:504-10. 2006
    ..The modules can be integrated in a VBScript, and a wizard allows easy adaption of parameters. PSPHA is a free, interactive, and flexible program for analyzing the data of psychophysiological experiments...
  21. ncbi Does imminent threat capture and hold attention?
    Ernst H W Koster
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Emotion 4:312-7. 2004
    ..Response latencies showed that threatening cues captured and held attention. These results support recent views on attention to threat, proposing that imminent threat captures attention in everyone...
  22. doi Return of fear after retrospective inferences about the absence of an unconditioned stimulus during extinction
    An K Raes
    Ghent University, Faculty of Psychology, Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Behav Res Ther 49:212-8. 2011
    ..The results are in accordance with a propositional account of associative learning and highlight the importance of retrospective reasoning as a cause of relapse after exposure therapy...
  23. ncbi Selective attention to threat in the dot probe paradigm: differentiating vigilance and difficulty to disengage
    Ernst H W Koster
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Behav Res Ther 42:1183-92. 2004
    ..It was found that the dot probe effects are at least partially due to disengagement effects. The implications of these results for the understanding of attentional bias in normal and anxious individuals are discussed...
  24. doi The validity of finger pulse line length for the detection of concealed information
    Katrien Vandenbosch
    Department of Psychology, Ghent University, Henri Dunantlaan 2, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Psychophysiol 71:118-23. 2009
    ..FPLL validity was significantly higher than that of finger pulse amplitude and heart rate. These data, together with its ease of measurement, support the use of FPLL...
  25. ncbi Lying and executive control: an experimental investigation using ego depletion and goal neglect
    Evelyne Debey
    Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 140:133-41. 2012
    ..This finding supports the idea that lying requires more executive control than truth telling. The manipulation of RSI may provide a simple, yet effective means to improve lie detection accuracy...
  26. ncbi Lying relies on the truth
    Evelyne Debey
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium Electronic address
    Cognition 132:324-34. 2014
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  27. ncbi I suffer more from your pain when you act like me: being imitated enhances affective responses to seeing someone else in pain
    Lize De Coster
    Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 13:519-32. 2013
    ..This has broad implications, since imitation plays a crucial role in our daily social interactions, and our study provides insights into a basic cognitive mechanism that might underlie these social situations. ..
  28. ncbi An examination of word relevance in a modified Stroop task in patients with chronic low back pain
    Jeffrey Roelofs
    Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Percept Mot Skills 100:955-63. 2005
    ..The usefulness of other paradigms, such as the visual dot-probe task, should be explored in examining selective attentional processing in this population...