Anxiety-driven thoughts increase the likelihood of perceiving social cues that signal threat and disapproval.

You can see the faces of three men. Two of them are angry and display disapproval, while one of them is friendly and signal approval. Arrows point to the social cues that reveal their emotional state. Socially anxious people tend to focus on the negative cues, that’s why these are marked in red color.

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