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  1. Charlie Kurth (2016). Anxiety, Normative Uncertainty, and Social Regulation. Biology and Philosophy 31 (1):1-21.
    Emotion plays an important role in securing social stability. But while emotions like fear, anger, and guilt have received much attention in this context, little work has been done to understand the role that anxiety plays. That’s unfortunate. I argue that a particular form of anxiety—what I call ‘practical anxiety’—plays an important, but as of yet unrecognized, role in norm-based social regulation. More specifically, it provides a valuable form of metacognition, one that contributes to social stability by (...)
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    Jeffrey A. Gray (1982). Précis of The Neuropsychology of Anxiety: An Enquiry Into the Functions of the Septo-Hippocampal System. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 5 (3):469.
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  3. Charlie Kurth (2015). Moral Anxiety and Moral Agency. Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics 5:171-195.
    A familiar feature of moral life is the distinctive anxiety that we feel in the face of a moral dilemma or moral conflict. Situations like these require us to take stands on controversial issues. But because we are unsure that we will make the correct decision, anxiety ensues. Despite the pervasiveness of this phenomenon, surprisingly little work has been done either to characterize this “ moral anxiety” or to explain the role that it plays in our moral (...)
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  4. Jennifer Nagel (2010). Epistemic Anxiety and Adaptive Invariantism. Philosophical Perspectives 24 (1):407-435.
    Do we apply higher epistemic standards to subjects with high stakes? This paper argues that we expect different outward behavior from high-stakes subjects—for example, we expect them to collect more evidence than their low-stakes counterparts—but not because of any change in epistemic standards. Rather, we naturally expect subjects in any condition to think in a roughly adaptive manner, balancing the expected costs of additional evidence collection against the expected value of gains in accuracy. The paper reviews a body of empirical (...)
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    Olga Pollatos, Eva Traut-Mattausch, Heike Schroeder & Rainer Schandry (2007). Interoceptive Awareness Mediates the Relationship Between Anxiety and the Intensity of Unpleasant Feelings. Journal of Anxiety Disorders 21 (7):931-943.
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    Jyh-Shen Chiou & Lee-Yun Pan (2008). The Impact of Social Darwinism Perception, Status Anxiety, Perceived Trust of People, and Cultural Orientation on Consumer Ethical Beliefs. Journal of Business Ethics 78 (4):487 - 502.
    This study intends to explore the effects of political, social and cultural values on consumers’ ethical beliefs regarding questionable consumption behaviors. The variables examined include status anxiety, social Darwinism perception, perceived trust of people, and cultural orientation. Based on a field survey in Taiwan, the results showed that consumers with low ethical beliefs have higher perception of social Darwinism and status anxiety than consumers possess neutral and high ethical beliefs. The result also showed that the neutral ethics group (...)
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    Brian Macpherson (2016). Overcoming Instructor‐Originated Math Anxiety in Philosophy Students: A Consideration of Proven Techniques for Students Taking Formal Logic. Metaphilosophy 47 (1):122-146.
    Every university student has his or her nemesis. Biology and social science students anticipate with great apprehension their required statistics course, while many philosophy students live in fear of formal logic. Math anxiety is the common thread uniting all of them. This article argues that since formal logic is an algebra requiring similar kinds of symbol-manipulation skills needed to succeed in a basic mathematics course, then if logic students have math anxiety, this can impede their progress. Further, it (...)
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    B. W. Dunlop & J. Banja (2009). A Renewed, Ethical Defense of Placebo-Controlled Trials of New Treatments for Major Depression and Anxiety Disorders. Journal of Medical Ethics 35 (6):384-389.
    The use of placebo as a control condition in clinical trials of major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders continues to be an area of ethical concern. Typically, opponents of placebo controls argue that they violate the beneficent-based, “best proven diagnostic and therapeutic method” that the original Helsinki Declaration of 1964 famously asserted participants are owed. A more consequentialist, oppositional argument is that participants receiving placebo might suffer enormously by being deprived of their usual medication(s). Nevertheless, recent findings of potential (...)
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    Aret Karademir (2013). Heidegger and Foucault: On the Relation Between the Anxiety–Engendering–Truth and Being-Towards-Freedom. [REVIEW] Human Studies 36 (3):375-392.
    In his very last, now famous, interview, Michel Foucault states that his philosophical thought was shaped by his reading of Heidegger, even though he does not specify what aspects of Heidegger’s philosophy inspired him in the first place. However, his last interview is not the only place where Foucault refers to Heidegger as his intellectual guide. In his 1981/1982 lecture course, The Hermeneutics of the Subject, Foucault confesses that the way Heidegger conceptualized the relationship between subject and truth was a (...)
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    Timothy J. Beck (2013). A Phenomenological Analysis of Anxiety as Experienced in Social Situations. Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 44 (2):179-219.
    In this study, three individual descriptions of anxiety as experienced in social situations were analyzed so that a general structure representing social anxiety could potentially be obtained. The descriptions analyzed produced results that not only overlapped with already existing literature from various perspectives on the topic, but also highlighted certain key factors that have largely been unaccounted for by prior studies. By utilizing the Descriptive Phenomenological Method in Psychology , these factors were brought to light in more depth (...)
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    Steven Segal (1998). The Anxiety of Strangers and the Fear of Enemies. Studies in Philosophy and Education 17 (4):271-282.
    In this paper I use a distinction between the "anxiety of strangers" and the "fear of enemies" to show how uncertainty and tension experienced in the face of what is other and different need not lead to a nationalist insularity, but can be the occasion for an existential philosophical education - an education in which the resolute acceptance of strangeness allows us to reflect on our taken-for-granted about the everyday.
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    Anna Stewart & Oriel Strickland (2013). A Companion Animal in a Work Simulation: The Roles of Task Difficulty and Prior Companion-Animal Guardianship in State Anxiety. Society and Animals 21 (3):249-265.
    Human-animal interactions often have positive physiological and psychological outcomes for humans. The current study extended research in this area by studying three variables that have never directly been examined together within a laboratory setting: task difficulty level , the human-animal interaction , and participants’ companion-animal guardianship status to determine whether a companion dog would reduce self-reported state anxiety. The participants were undergraduate students from a large western university in the United States who performed timed paper-and-pencil tasks either with or (...)
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    Stéphane Vautier, Etienne Mullet & Sylvie Bourdet-Loubère (2003). The Instruction Set of Questionnaires Can Affect the Structure of the Data: Application to Self-Rated State Anxiety. Theory and Decision 54 (3):249-259.
    The present study tested the assumption that self-ratings, such as those used for measuring state anxiety, do not measure a one-dimensional transcendent entity but involve decisions based on a multi-dimensional judgment. Two groups of subjects were presented with a balanced nine-item state anxiety questionnaire. Each group received a different set of instructions (a standard set and an altered instruction set suggesting unidimensionality of the questions in the questionnaire). It was hypothesized that this change in instructions would impact the (...)
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    Christopher Kazanjian & Choi (2014). Anxiety and the Emerging Child: Engaging “What Is”. Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism 22 (1):35-52.
    This paper utilizes a humanistic psychology theoretical framework and pays attention to the rampancy of anxiety affecting youth in the United States. This paper intends to explore the phenomena of anxiety and discuss how it could be perceived as an opportunity for growth if approached in a constructive way. Specifically, we argue that youth need to be able to meet their inner self in the phenomena of anxiety in an empowering way, rather than unconsciously fleeting its destructive (...)
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    Oriel Strickland & Anna Stewart (2013). A Companion Animal in a Work Simulation: The Roles of Task Difficulty and Prior Companion-Animal Guardianship in State Anxiety. Society and Animals 21 (3):249-265.
    Human-animal interactions often have positive physiological and psychological outcomes for humans. The current study extended research in this area by studying three variables that have never directly been examined together within a laboratory setting: task difficulty level , the human-animal interaction , and participants’ companion-animal guardianship status to determine whether a companion dog would reduce self-reported state anxiety. The participants were undergraduate students from a large western university in the United States who performed timed paper-and-pencil tasks either with or (...)
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    John S. Tanner (1992). Anxiety in Eden: A Kierkegaardian Reading of Paradise Lost. OUP Usa.
    Tanner uses Kierkegaard's thought, in particular his theory of anxiety, to enrich a bold new reading of Milton's Paradise Lost. He argues that for Milton and Kierkegaard, the path to sin and to salvation lies through anxiety, and that both writers include anxiety within the compass of paradise. The first half of the book explores anxiety in Eden before the Fall, original sin, the aetiology of evil, and prelapsarian knowledge. The second half examines anxiety after (...)
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    W. K. Estes & B. F. Skinner (1941). Some Quantitative Properties of Anxiety. Journal of Experimental Psychology 29 (5):390.
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    Eli Saltz & David Asdourian (1963). Incubation of Anxiety as a Function of Cognitive Differentiation. Journal of Experimental Psychology 66 (1):17.
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    David A. Katerndahl (2009). Power Laws in Covariability of Anxiety and Depression Among Newly Diagnosed Patients with Major Depressive Episode, Panic Disorder and Controls. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 15 (3):565-570.
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    Dalbir Bindra & Lois Cameron (1953). Changes in Experimentally Produced Anxiety with the Passage of Time: Incubation Effect. Journal of Experimental Psychology 45 (3):197.
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    O. H. Mowrer (1940). Anxiety-Reduction and Learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology 27 (5):497.
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    Colin R. Martin, David R. Thompson & Jürgen Barth (2008). Factor Structure of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale in Coronary Heart Disease Patients in Three Countries. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 14 (2):281-287.
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    K. W. Spence, I. E. Farber & H. H. McFann (1956). The Relation of Anxiety (Drive) Level to Performance in Competitional and Non-Competitional Paired-Associates Learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology 52 (5):296.
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    Caroline Hunt, Edmund Keogh & Christopher C. French (2006). Anxiety Sensitivity: The Role of Conscious Awareness and Selective Attentional Bias to Physical Threat. Emotion 6 (3):418-428.
  25. Elaine Fox (2002). Processing Emotional Facial Expressions: The Role of Anxiety and Awareness. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience 2 (1):52-63.
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    Susannah Gottlieb (2003). Regions of Sorrow: Anxiety and Messianism in Hannah Arendt and W. H. Auden. Stanford University Press.
    W. H. Auden and Hannah Arendt belonged to a generation that experienced the catastrophic events of the mid-twentieth century, and they both sought to respond to the enormity of the novel phenomena they witnessed.
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    William S. Brown (2000). Ontological Security, Existential Anxiety and Workplace Privacy. Journal of Business Ethics 23 (1):61 - 65.
    The relationship of workers to management has traditionally been one of control. However, the introduction of increasingly sophisticated technology as a means of supervision in the modern workplace has dramatically altered the contours of this relationship, giving workers much less privacy and making workers much more visible than previously possible. The purpose of this paper is to examine the current state of technological control of workers and how it has altered the relationship of worker to organization, through the impact upon (...)
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    Seymour Epstein & Samuel Clarke (1970). Heart Rate and Skin Conductance During Experimentally Induced Anxiety: Effects of Anticipated Intensity of Noxious Stimulation and Experience. Journal of Experimental Psychology 84 (1):105.
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    K. W. Spence & Janet Taylor (1951). Anxiety and Strength of the UCS as Determiners of the Amount of Eyelid Conditioning. Journal of Experimental Psychology 42 (3):183.
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    Howard Shevrin (2000). The Experimental Investigation of Unconscious Conflict, Unconscious Affect, and Unconscious Signal Anxiety. In Max Velmans (ed.), Investigating Phenomenal Consciousness: New Methodologies and Maps. Advances in Consciousness Research, Vol. 13. John Benjamins 33-65.
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    James Deese, Richard S. Lazarus & James Keenan (1953). Anxiety, Anxiety Reduction, and Stress in Learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology 46 (1):55.
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    Irwin G. Sarason & Ernest G. Palola (1960). The Relationship of Test and General Anxiety, Difficulty of Task, and Experimental Instructions to Performance. Journal of Experimental Psychology 59 (3):185.
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    K. W. Spence, John Taylor & Rhoda Ketchel (1956). Anxiety (Drive) Level and Degree of Competition in Paired-Associates Learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology 52 (5):306.
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    Janet A. Taylor & Kenneth W. Spence (1952). The Relationship of Anxiety Level to Performance in Serial Learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology 44 (2):61.
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    Richard Mullen, Lew Hardy & Andrew Tattersall (2005). The Effects of Anxiety on Motor Performance: A Test of the Conscious Processing Hypothesis. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology 27 (2):212-225.
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    John G. Borkowski & Thomas Mann (1968). Effects of Anxiety and Interference on Short-Term Memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology 78 (2p1):352.
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    Richard S. J. Nickinson, Timothy N. Board & Peter R. Kay (2009). Post‐Operative Anxiety and Depression Levels in Orthopaedic Surgery: A Study of 56 Patients Undergoing Hip or Knee Arthroplasty. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 15 (2):307-310.
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    Richard S. Lazarus, James Deese & Robert Hamilton (1954). Anxiety and Stress in Learning: The Role of Intraserial Duplication. Journal of Experimental Psychology 47 (2):111.
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    Charles D. Spielberger & Lou H. Smith (1966). Anxiety (Drive), Stress, and Serial-Position Effects in Serial-Verbal Learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology 72 (4):589.
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    Leon T. Katchmar, Sherman Ross & T. G. Andrews (1958). Effects of Stress and Anxiety on Performance of a Complex Verbal-Coding Task. Journal of Experimental Psychology 55 (6):559.
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    Martin R. Baron & James P. Connor (1960). Eyelid Conditioned Responses with Various Levels of Anxiety. Journal of Experimental Psychology 60 (5):310.
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    Sanford Goldstone (1955). Flicker Fusion Measurements and Anxiety Level. Journal of Experimental Psychology 49 (3):200.
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    Joan L. Bardach (1960). Effects of Situational Anxiety at Different Stages of Practice. Journal of Experimental Psychology 59 (6):420.
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    Alfred Castaneda (1961). Supplementary Report: Differential Position Habits and Anxiety in Children as Determinants of Performance in Learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology 61 (3):257.
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    William W. Grings & Russell A. Lockhart (1963). Effects of "Anxiety-Lessening" Instructions and Differential Set Development on the Extinction of GSR. Journal of Experimental Psychology 66 (3):292.
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    Donald R. Meyer, Harry P. Bahrick & Paul M. Fitts (1953). Incentive, Anxiety, and the Human Blink Rate. Journal of Experimental Psychology 45 (3):183.
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    J. Peter Denny (1966). Effects of Anxiety and Intelligence on Concept Formation. Journal of Experimental Psychology 72 (4):596.
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    Kenneth W. Spence & I. E. Farber (1954). The Relation of Anxiety to Differential Eyelid Conditioning. Journal of Experimental Psychology 47 (2):127.
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    Sarnoff A. Mednick & Cynthia Wild (1962). Reciprocal Augmentation of Generalization and Anxiety. Journal of Experimental Psychology 63 (6):621.
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    Robert B. Malmo & Abram Amsel (1948). Anxiety-Produced Interference in Serial Rote Learning with Observations on Rote Learning After Partial Frontal Lobectomy. Journal of Experimental Psychology 38 (4):440.
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