Cognitive depletion or cognitive depression? On the role of affect in sustained cognitive control. Ghent University
Controlling our behavior is something we can only do for a limited time. E.g., when studying
multiple hours in preparation for an exam, studying typically becomes increasingly more difficult.
At first sight, it seems like controlling our behavior relies on a finite resource that becomes
exhausted with use U+2013 an idea that dominated cognitive psychology for the past two decades.
However, more recent studies have ...