Alcohol Dot Probe

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Alcohol Dot Probe Task

This script measures attentional bias towards alcohol-related visual cues using a dot probe task (Miller & Fillmore, 2010). It is adaptable to domains other than alcohol.
Duration: 4 minutes
(Requires Inquisit Lab)
(Run with Inquisit Web)
Last Updated
Mar 13, 2024, 4:09PM
Mar 13, 2024, 4:09PM
Mar 13, 2024, 4:09PM


Google ScholarSearch Google Scholar for peer-reviewed, published research using the Inquisit Alcohol Dot Probe.

Townshend J. M., Duka T. Attentional bias associated with alcohol cues: differences between heavy and occasional social drinkers. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2001; 157: 67–74.

Field M.,Mogg K., Zetteler J., Bradley B. P. Attentional biases for alcohol cues in heavy and light social drinkers: the roles of initial orienting and maintained attention. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2004; 73: 88–93.

Duka T., Townshend J. M. The priming effect of alcohol preload on attentional bias to alcohol-related stimuli. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2004; 176: 353–62.

Field M., Duka T., Eastwood B., Child R., Santarcangelo M., Gayton M. Experimental manipulation of attentional biases in heavy drinkers: do the effects generalize? Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2007; 192: 593–608.

Melissa A. Miller, M.A. & Mark T. Fillmore, M.T (2010). The effect of image complexity on attentional bias towards alcohol-related images in adult drinkers. Addiction, 105, 883–890.