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Conflicts as Aversive Signals for Control Adaptation

Dreisbach, Gesine and Fischer, Rico (2015) Conflicts as Aversive Signals for Control Adaptation. Current Directions in Psychological Science 24, pp. 255-260.

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The dynamic adaptation of cognitive control in the face of competition from conflicting response tendencies is one of the hallmarks of flexible human action control. Here, we suggest an alternative framework that places conflict-triggered control adaptation into the broader context of affect regulation. Specifically, we review evidence showing that (a) conflicts are inherently aversive, that (b) ...


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Item type:Article
Institutions:Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Psychologie > Lehrstuhl für Psychologie II (Allgemeine und Angewandte Psychologie) - Prof. Dr. Gesine Dreisbach
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Keywords:response conflict, conflict monitoring, aversive signal, cognitive control, affective counter-regulation
Dewey Decimal Classification:100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:35646
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