Cognitive Failures Questionnaire

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The Cognitive Failures Questionnaire

The Cognitive Failures Questionnaire as designed by Broadbent et al (1982).
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Mar 13, 2024, 4:09PM


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Broadbent, D.E., Cooper, P.F., FitzGerald, P., & Parkes, K.R. (1982). The Cognitive Failures Questionnaire (CFQ) and its correlates. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 21, 1-16.

Matthews, G., & Wells, A. (1988). Relationships between anxiety, self-consciousness, and cognitive failure. Cognition & Emotion, 2(2), 123-132.

Righi, S., Mecacci, L., & Viggiano, M. (2009). Anxiety, cognitive self-evaluation and performance: ERP correlates. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 23(8), 1132-8.

Wilhelm, O., Witthöft, M., & Schipolowski, S. (2010). Self-Reported Cognitive Failures: Competing Measurement Models and Self-Report Correlates. Journal of Individual Differences, 31(1), 1-14.

Sandberg, K., Blicher, J., Dong, M., Rees, G., Near, J., & Kanai, R. (2014). Occipital GABA correlates with cognitive failures in daily life. NeuroImage, 87, 55-60.