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Data Archive of "Increasing Reward Prospect Motivates Switching to the More Difficult Task"

Jurczyk, Vanessa , Fröber, Kerstin and Dreisbach, Gesine (2018) Data Archive of "Increasing Reward Prospect Motivates Switching to the More Difficult Task". [Dataset]

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In daily life, we are often confronted with choosing between tasks of different task difficulty. Diverse psychological theories suggest a direct link between task difficulty and motivation, namely a dynamic increase in motivation with increasing task difficulty. Here we test whether this is a reciprocal relationship: That is, does an increase in motivation bias participants’ decision in favor of ...


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Item type:Dataset
Date:10 September 2018
Additional Information (public):Raw data files with description / Rohdaten mit Beschreibung
Institutions:Human Sciences > Institut für Psychologie > Lehrstuhl für Psychologie II (Allgemeine und Angewandte Psychologie) - Prof. Dr. Gesine Dreisbach
Projects:SPP 1772 (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG), grant no. DR 392/8-1
Keywords:Motivation; reward; effort; voluntary task switching; cognitive control
Dewey Decimal Classification:100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:37701
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