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How positive affect modulates cognitive control: New insights into the specificity of positive affect effects

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Fröber, Kerstin
Date of publication of this fulltext: 05 Jul 2013 11:54

Abstract (English)

Converging evidence suggests that positive affect modulates cognitive control by increasing cognitive flexibility. The present thesis is aimed to shed further light on this relationship between positive affect and cognitive control by investigating possible influences of arousal (Part I), dissociating between proactive and reactive control (Part II), and testing an increased novelty bias under ...


Translation of the abstract (German)

Die aktuelle Befundlage zum Thema „Affektive Modulation kognitiver Kontrolle“ deutet übereinstimmend darauf hin, dass positiver Affekt zu erhöhter kognitiver Flexibilität führt. Die vorliegende Dissertation bezweckt das Zusammenspiel von positiven Affekt und kognitiver Kontrolle weiter aufzuklären durch die Untersuchung des Einflusses von Arousal (Teil I), durch die Differenzierung von proaktiver ...


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