Job burnout is associated with dysfunctions in brain mechanisms of voluntary and involuntary attention

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dc.contributor.author Sokka, Laura
dc.contributor.author Leinikka, Marianne
dc.contributor.author Korpela, Jussi
dc.contributor.author Henelius, Andreas
dc.contributor.author Ahonen, Lauri
dc.contributor.author Alain, Claude
dc.contributor.author Alho, Kimmo
dc.contributor.author Huotilainen, Minna
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-14T09:53:56Z
dc.date.available 2021-12-17T18:48:15Z
dc.date.issued 2016-05
dc.identifier.citation Sokka , L , Leinikka , M , Korpela , J , Henelius , A , Ahonen , L , Alain , C , Alho , K & Huotilainen , M 2016 , ' Job burnout is associated with dysfunctions in brain mechanisms of voluntary and involuntary attention ' , Biological Psychology , vol. 117 , pp. 56-66 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2016.02.010
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dc.identifier.other WOS: 000375654000008
dc.identifier.other Scopus: 84960905502
dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0001-8563-2792/work/41624895
dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0002-7251-6984/work/41625267
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/224000
dc.description.abstract Individuals with job burnout symptoms often report having cognitive difficulties, but related electrophysiological studies are scarce. We assessed the impact of burnout on performing a visual task with varying memory loads, and on involuntary attention switch to distractor sounds using scalp recordings of event-related potentials (ERPs). Task performance was comparable between burnout and control groups. The distractor sounds elicited a P3a response, which was reduced in the burnout group. This suggests burnout-related deficits in processing novel and potentially important events during task performance. In the burnout group, we also observed a decrease in working-memory related P3b responses over posterior scalp and increase over frontal areas. These results suggest that burnout is associated with deficits in cognitive control needed to monitor and update information in working memory. Successful task performance in burnout might require additional recruitment of anterior regions to compensate the decrement in posterior activity. (C) 2016 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. en
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Biological Psychology
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dc.subject Job burnout
dc.subject Attention
dc.subject Event-related potentials (ERP)
dc.subject P3a
dc.subject P3b
dc.subject WORKING-MEMORY
dc.subject COGNITIVE PERFORMANCE
dc.subject AUDITORY DISTRACTION
dc.subject SCALP DISTRIBUTION
dc.subject SALIVARY CORTISOL
dc.subject DEPRESSION
dc.subject SLEEP
dc.subject P300
dc.subject PARADIGM
dc.subject DYNAMICS
dc.subject 515 Psychology
dc.subject 516 Educational sciences
dc.title Job burnout is associated with dysfunctions in brain mechanisms of voluntary and involuntary attention en
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.organization Behavioural Sciences
dc.contributor.organization CICERO Learning
dc.contributor.organization Cognitive Brain Research Unit
dc.contributor.organization Attention and Memory Networks Research Group
dc.contributor.organization AGORA for the study of social justice and equality in education -research centre
dc.contributor.organization Brain, Music and Learning
dc.description.reviewstatus Peer reviewed
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2016.02.010
dc.relation.issn 0301-0511
dc.rights.accesslevel openAccess
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