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Weakening self-control biases the emotional evaluation of appetitive cues. / Wiesner, Christian Dirk; Lindner, Christoph.

in: PLoS One, Band 12, Nr. 1, e0170245, 31.01.2017, S. 1-8.

Publikation: Forschung - BegutachtungZeitschriftenaufsätze

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Wiesner, CD & Lindner, C 2017, 'Weakening self-control biases the emotional evaluation of appetitive cues' PLoS One, Bd 12, Nr. 1, e0170245, S. 1-8. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0170245

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Wiesner, C. D., & Lindner, C. (2017). Weakening self-control biases the emotional evaluation of appetitive cues. PLoS One, 12(1), 1-8. [e0170245]. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0170245

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Wiesner CD, Lindner C. Weakening self-control biases the emotional evaluation of appetitive cues. PLoS One. 2017 Jan 31;12(1):1-8. e0170245. Erhältlich von, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0170245

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abstract = "Exerting self-control in a first task weakens self-control in a second completely unrelated task (ego-depletion). It has been proposed that ego-depletion increases approach motivation which would amplify positive emotions to appetitive cues. Here we investigated the effect of the depletion of cognitive self-control on the subsequent emotional evaluation of appetitive cues. Participants of the depletion group copied a text omitting frequent letters and thereby exerting self-control to inhibit automated writing habits. Participants of the control group just copied the text. In a subsequent task participants had to rate valence and arousal of their responses to neutral vs. positive pictures of humans, animals, food, or sceneries. Ego-depletion caused more positive valence ratings of neutral pictures and lower arousal ratings of positive pictures. The findings do not support the notion that ego-depletion increases approach motivation in general. Rather they suggest that—without a specific motivational context—depletion of cognitive self-control differentially alters the immediate emotional evaluation of appetitive cues.",
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