Mike Rinck

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Affiliation: Radboud University Nijmegen
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Does emotional valence affect performance in non-emotional categorization tasks?
    Mike Rinck
    Behavioural Science Institute, Clinical Psychology, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 40:385-98. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Approach and avoidance in fear of spiders
    Mike Rinck
    Dresden University of Technology, Germany
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 38:105-20. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Spider fearful individuals attend to threat, then quickly avoid it: evidence from eye movements
    Mike Rinck
    Dresden University of Technology, Germany
    J Abnorm Psychol 115:231-8. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Selective visual working memory in fear of spiders: the role of automaticity and material-specificity
    Andrea Reinecke
    Dresden University of Technology, General Psychology, Dresden, Germany
    J Anxiety Disord 23:1053-63. 2009
  5. doi request reprint A neutral face is not neutral even if you have not seen it: social anxiety disorder and affective priming with facial expressions
    Wolf Gero Lange
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Behavioural Science Institute, NijCare, Radboud University Nijmegen, PO Box 9104, 6500 HE, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Cogn Behav Ther 41:108-18. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Implicit processes in pathological skin picking: responses to skin irregularities predict symptom severity and treatment susceptibility
    Kathrin Schuck
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, Montessorilaan 3, P O Box 9104, 6500 HE Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 43:685-91. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Speeded detection and increased distraction in fear of spiders: evidence from eye movements
    Mike Rinck
    Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:235-48. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of approach-avoidance training on implicit and explicit evaluations of neutral, angry, and smiling face stimuli
    Marcella L Woud
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Psychol Rep 113:1211-28. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Visual working memory and threat monitoring: Spider fearfuls show disorder-specific change detection
    Andrea Reinecke
    Dresden University of Technology, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 48:770-8. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Subjective fear, interference by threat, and fear associations independently predict fear-related behavior in children
    Anke M Klein
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 43:952-8. 2012

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Publications39

  1. doi request reprint Does emotional valence affect performance in non-emotional categorization tasks?
    Mike Rinck
    Behavioural Science Institute, Clinical Psychology, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 40:385-98. 2009
    ..We conclude that stimulus meaning has to be processed in order for emotional valence to affect responses...
  2. ncbi request reprint Approach and avoidance in fear of spiders
    Mike Rinck
    Dresden University of Technology, Germany
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 38:105-20. 2007
    ..Moreover, compatibility effects predicted fear-related behavior independently of questionnaires. Potential applications, extensions, and limitations of the findings are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Spider fearful individuals attend to threat, then quickly avoid it: evidence from eye movements
    Mike Rinck
    Dresden University of Technology, Germany
    J Abnorm Psychol 115:231-8. 2006
    ..This early reflexive attentional bias toward threat followed by avoidance of threat may explain earlier failures to find attentional biases in anxiety...
  4. doi request reprint Selective visual working memory in fear of spiders: the role of automaticity and material-specificity
    Andrea Reinecke
    Dresden University of Technology, General Psychology, Dresden, Germany
    J Anxiety Disord 23:1053-63. 2009
    ..This article supports cognitive models of anxiety in that biases are more likely to occur when reducing strategic processing. However, it contradicts the assumption that explicit memory biases are not characteristic of anxiety...
  5. doi request reprint A neutral face is not neutral even if you have not seen it: social anxiety disorder and affective priming with facial expressions
    Wolf Gero Lange
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Behavioural Science Institute, NijCare, Radboud University Nijmegen, PO Box 9104, 6500 HE, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Cogn Behav Ther 41:108-18. 2012
    ..In addition, SAD patients tended to rate all symbols significantly more negatively suggesting that all faces (negative, positive, and neutral) are threatening to SAD patients...
  6. doi request reprint Implicit processes in pathological skin picking: responses to skin irregularities predict symptom severity and treatment susceptibility
    Kathrin Schuck
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, Montessorilaan 3, P O Box 9104, 6500 HE Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 43:685-91. 2012
    ..Implicit cognitive processes are relevant in understanding the development and maintenance of psychopathology and dysfunctional behaviours. The present study investigated the role of implicit processes in pathological skin picking (PSP)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Speeded detection and increased distraction in fear of spiders: evidence from eye movements
    Mike Rinck
    Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:235-48. 2005
    ..The implications of these findings for cognitive theories of anxiety are discussed, particularly in relation to the concept of disengagement from threat...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of approach-avoidance training on implicit and explicit evaluations of neutral, angry, and smiling face stimuli
    Marcella L Woud
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Psychol Rep 113:1211-28. 2013
    ..Only implicit evaluations of neutral-expression were affected by the training procedure. The boundary conditions of such approach-avoidance training effects are discussed...
  9. doi request reprint Visual working memory and threat monitoring: Spider fearfuls show disorder-specific change detection
    Andrea Reinecke
    Dresden University of Technology, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 48:770-8. 2010
    ..This effect was significantly stronger in SF, for spider images only, indicating a threat-specific VWM bias. Thus, contrary to the assumptions made by most cognitive models of anxiety, an explicit memory bias was found...
  10. doi request reprint Subjective fear, interference by threat, and fear associations independently predict fear-related behavior in children
    Anke M Klein
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 43:952-8. 2012
    ..Therefore, we investigated whether direct measures of controlled processes and indirect measures of automatic processes predict unique variance components of children's spider fear-related behavior...
  11. doi request reprint Morphed emotional faces: emotion detection and misinterpretation in social anxiety
    Kathrin Heuer
    Institute for General Psychology Biopsychology and Methods of Psychology, Faculty of Science, Dresden University of Technology, 01062 Dresden, Germany
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 41:418-25. 2010
    ..No group differences were found in the FVT. We suggest that socially anxious individuals tend to misinterpret facial expressions as threatening when they must do so quickly and efficiently, as in real life...
  12. doi request reprint Task-irrelevant spider associations affect categorization performance
    Marcella L Woud
    Radboud University Nijmegen, Behavioural Science Institute, PO Box 9104, 6500 HE Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 42:309-16. 2011
    ..The results of Study 2 demonstrated that the novel STIAT version was also able to differentiate between spider enthusiasts and non-fearful controls...
  13. ncbi request reprint A comparison of attentional biases and memory biases in women with social phobia and major depression
    Mike Rinck
    General Psychology, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:62-74. 2005
    ..The implications of these results for competing theories are discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint From fear to love: individual differences in implicit spider associations
    Thomas Ellwart
    Department of Psychology, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
    Emotion 6:18-27. 2006
    ..The results of Experiment 2 provide additional support for the argument that implicit spider associations are different from general stereotypes or knowledge about spiders...
  15. doi request reprint 'Getting into the spirit': alcohol-related interpretation bias in heavy-drinking students
    Marcella L Woud
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Psychol Addict Behav 26:627-32. 2012
    ..This result was independent of the coding method used, with an interpretation bias found when continuations were coded by either participants themselves or by two independent raters...
  16. doi request reprint Higher sensitivity for low spatial frequency expressions in social anxiety: evident in indirect but not direct tasks?
    Oliver Langner
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Emotion 12:847-51. 2012
    ..We conclude that socially anxious participants are more sensitive to facial information within LSFs, but this higher sensitivity may become mostly evident in indirect tasks...
  17. ncbi request reprint Spiders crawl easily through the bottleneck: visual working memory for negative stimuli
    Andrea Reinecke
    Dresden University of Technology, General Psychology, Dresden, Germany
    Emotion 6:438-49. 2006
    ..For both groups, memory was better for cued spiders than for other cued items. SFs also showed improved memory for uncued spiders. The relevance of the results for theories of attention and cognitive models of phobias are discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint How preferential is the preferential encoding of threatening stimuli? Working memory biases in specific anxiety and the Attentional Blink
    Andrea Reinecke
    Dresden University of Technology, Germany
    J Anxiety Disord 22:655-70. 2008
    ..This advantage for threat was not related to a disruption of the encoding of non-threatening targets presented before the threat item...
  19. doi request reprint Direct and indirect measures of spider fear predict unique variance in children's fear-related behaviour
    Anke M Klein
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Cogn Emot 25:1205-13. 2011
    ..Moreover, it may explain why some previous studies have not found a relationship between self-reported fear and EST performance...
  20. doi request reprint Biased interpretation and memory in children with varying levels of spider fear
    Anke M Klein
    a Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Cogn Emot 28:182-92. 2014
    ..Only limited support was found for a recall bias. Finally, interpretation bias, recall bias, and source monitoring errors predicted unique variance components of spider fear. ..
  21. doi request reprint Social anxiety and anger identification: bubbles reveal differential use of facial information with low spatial frequencies
    Oliver Langner
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, 6500 HE Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Psychol Sci 20:666-70. 2009
    ..The fine details (high spatial frequencies) around the eyes were discriminative for both groups, but only socially anxious participants additionally processed rough configural information (low spatial frequencies)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Activation and measurement of threat associations in fear of spiders: an application of the Extrinsic Affective Simon Task
    Thomas Ellwart
    Dresden University of Technology, Germany
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 36:281-99. 2005
    ..We conclude that impact of threat associations depends on the activated context, and that the EAST is suitable for the assessment of fear associations and their current activation level...
  23. doi request reprint Social anxiety and evaluation of social crowds: explicit and implicit measures
    Wolf Gero Lange
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University, 6500 HE Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 46:932-43. 2008
    ..The happy-angry crowds were generally avoided, independent of the ratio of the two emotions. NACs did not show any specific response tendency. When directly rating the friendliness of the crowds, the two groups did not differ...
  24. doi request reprint Attentional bias to moving spiders in spider fearful individuals
    Janna N Vrijsen
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 23:541-5. 2009
    ..As expected, SFs showed an attentional bias towards moving spiders. However, both groups reacted fastest to unpredictable movements, indicating that SFs and NACs alike anticipate unpredictable spider movements...
  25. ncbi request reprint Avoidance of emotional facial expressions in social anxiety: The Approach-Avoidance Task
    Kathrin Heuer
    Department of General Psychology, Dresden University of Technology, D 01062 Dresden, Germany
    Behav Res Ther 45:2990-3001. 2007
    ..A critical discrepancy between direct and indirect measures was observed for smiling faces: HSAs evaluated them positively, but reacted to them with avoidance...
  26. ncbi request reprint Selective memory and memory deficits in depressed inpatients
    Thomas Ellwart
    Department of General Psychology, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
    Depress Anxiety 17:197-206. 2003
    ..In addition, severely depressed patients showed a mood-congruent memory bias in implicit memory but not in explicit memory. The complex pattern of results is discussed with regard to relevant theories of depression...
  27. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of specific phobia subtypes: findings from the Dresden Mental Health Study
    Eni S Becker
    Radboud University Nijmegen, Clinical Psychology, Behavioural Science Institute, PO Box 9104, 6500 HE, Nijmegen, Netherlands
    Eur Psychiatry 22:69-74. 2007
    ..These data suggest significant differences in the phenomenology and clinical significance of specific phobia subtypes...
  28. doi request reprint Specificity and generalization of attentional bias in sexual trauma victims suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder
    Pascal Fleurkens
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9104, 6500 HE Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Anxiety Disord 25:783-7. 2011
    ..Results are discussed in light of current cognitive models of PTSD, and clinical implications are suggested...
  29. ncbi request reprint Induction of implicit evaluation biases by approach-avoidance training: A commentary on Vandenbosch and De Houwer (this issue)
    Marcella L Woud
    a Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Cogn Emot 25:1331-8. 2011
    ..Finally, we provide an overview of potential future studies needed to replicate and validate the approach-avoidance training effects...
  30. doi request reprint The effects of brief cognitive-behaviour therapy for pathological skin picking: A randomized comparison to wait-list control
    Kathrin Schuck
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Behav Res Ther 49:11-7. 2011
    ..90 to 1.89. Treatment effects were maintained at follow-up. In conclusion, cognitive-behavioural therapy, even in brief form, constitutes an adequate treatment option for pathological skin-picking behaviour...
  31. ncbi request reprint Who when where: an experimental test of the event-indexing model
    Mike Rinck
    General Psychology, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
    Mem Cognit 31:1284-92. 2003
    ..These experimental results support the processing load predictions of the event-indexing model and extend previous correlational results...
  32. doi request reprint Changing automatic behavior through self-monitoring: does overt change also imply implicit change?
    Joyce Maas
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9104, 6500 HE Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 44:279-84. 2013
    ..For this purpose, monitoring of snack-eating was compared to monitoring of alcohol-drinking, since reactive effects are found absent in alcohol-drinking...
  33. ncbi request reprint Processing of temporal information: evidence from eye movements
    Mike Rinck
    Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
    Mem Cognit 31:77-86. 2003
    ..Theoretical and methodological implications of the results for research on text comprehension are discussed...
  34. ncbi request reprint On doing two things at once: temporal constraints on actions in language comprehension
    Manuel de Vega
    Universidad de La Laguna, La Laguna, Canary Islands, Spain
    Mem Cognit 32:1033-43. 2004
    ..These results are compatible with a revised version of the indexical hypothesis that specifies how comprehension is guided by syntax and embodied constraints within multiple noninteracting mental spaces...
  35. ncbi request reprint Assessing the influence of dimensional focus during situation model construction
    David J Therriault
    Department of Educational Psychology, University of Florida, College of Education, Gainesville 32611 7047, USA
    Mem Cognit 34:78-89. 2006
    ..These results are discussed in the context of the event-indexing model...
  36. ncbi request reprint Predictability of locomotion: effects on updating of spatial situation models during narrative comprehension
    Stephan Dutke
    Department of Psychology, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
    Mem Cognit 34:1193-205. 2006
    ..As a result, both ability groups updated spatial situation models with hard-to-predict protagonist motions. These results highlight the interactions of cognitive abilities and text characteristics in spatial situation model updating...
  37. ncbi request reprint Emotional and temporal aspects of situation model processing during text comprehension: an event-related fMRI study
    Evelyn C Ferstl
    Max Planck Institute of Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    J Cogn Neurosci 17:724-39. 2005
    ..The right hemisphere contributes to language processing in context, but equally important are the left medial and bilateral prefrontal cortices...
  38. ncbi request reprint Selective attention in anxiety: distraction and enhancement in visual search
    Mike Rinck
    Technische Universitat Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Depress Anxiety 18:18-28. 2003
    ..SP patients showed neither distraction nor enhancement effects. These results extend previous findings of attentional biases observed with other experimental paradigms...
  39. ncbi request reprint Emotion simulation during language comprehension
    David A Havas
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 14:436-41. 2007
    ..Because the effect was not observed on a lexical decision task using emotion-laden words (Experiment 3), we suggest that the emotion simulation affects comprehension processes beyond initial lexical access...