Performa Inhibitory Control dengan Induksi Sing-a-Song Stress Test pada Dewasa Awal

Akhmad Kurniawan(1*), Sri Kusrohmaniah(2)

(1) Fakultas Psikologi Universitas Gadjah Mada
(2) Fakultas Psikologi Universitas Gadjah Mada
(*) Corresponding Author


Inhibitory control is able to control attention by inhibiting internal tendencies and external influences. Inhibitory control is controlled by dorsolateral prefrontal cortex and anterior cingulate cortex, that can be affected by stress variable. Sing-a-Song Stress Test (SSST) is a current method to induce stress that has never been practiced in study of inhibitory control. This study aimed to determine the effect of SSST against inhibitory control in early adult. Between subjects design was applied in this study. A number of 35 participants with age range from 17 to 21 years old were randomly assigned into experimental group (n = 17) and control group (n = 18). Inhibitory control was measured using Computerized Stroop Color-Word Test (CSCWT). Positive Affect and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS) was used to conduct a manipulation check. Independent-Samples T Test explained no significant effect of stress on inhibitory control (t = -0,117; p > 0,05).


inhibitory control; stress; Sing-a-Song Stress Test; dorsolateral prefrontal cortex; anterior cingulate cortex

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