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The volatile nature of positive affect effects: Opposite effects of positive affect and time on task on proactive control

Hefer, Carmen ; Dreisbach, Gesine


There is growing evidence suggesting that positive affect promotes cognitive flexibility at the cost of increased distractibility and decreased proactive control. Regarding the latter effect, some studies revealed inconsistent or even diverging findings casting doubt on the reliability of this observation. Recently, it has been shown that motivation can counteract positive affect effects. Here, ...


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