In collaboration with Payame Noor University and Iranian Health Psychology
Outbreak News Affects the Attention in Everyday Life: A Cross-sectional Study

Mohammad Taghi Kheirkhah; Hamze Moazzen; Zahra Mirchi; Atefeh Nezamolslami; Moslm Kord; Mehran Mokarami; Shahriar Gharibzadeh; Majid Saffarinia

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2023, , Pages 81-90

  Objective: Capture of attention occurs when a goal-irrelevant salient stimulus appears in the field of attention. The COVID-19 pandemic seems to be salient enough to capture a great proportion of one’s attention resources. The purpose of this study was to explore how the novelty of outbreak news ...  Read More