Directed Attention as a Common Resource for Executive Functioning and Self-Regulation

  title={Directed Attention as a Common Resource for Executive Functioning and Self-Regulation},
  author={Stephen Kaplan and Marc G. Berman},
  journal={Perspectives on Psychological Science},
  pages={43 - 57}
  • S. Kaplan, M. Berman
  • Published 1 January 2010
  • Psychology
  • Perspectives on Psychological Science
Research on executive functioning and on self-regulation have each identified a critical resource that is central to that domain and is susceptible to depletion. In addition, studies have shown that self-regulation tasks and executive-functioning tasks interact with each other, suggesting that they may share resources. Other research has focused specifically on restoring what we propose is the shared resource between self-regulation and executive functioning. Utilizing a theory-based natural… 

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