Personal conflict impairs performance on an unrelated self-control task: Lingering costs of uncertainty and conflict

@inproceedings{Baumeisterb2017PersonalCI,
  title={Personal conflict impairs performance on an unrelated self-control task: Lingering costs of uncertainty and conflict},
  author={Roy F. Baumeisterb and Ian McGregorc and Tammy J. Corea and Ilil Benjamind and Dianne M. Ticeb},
  year={2017}
}
  • Roy F. Baumeisterb, Ian McGregorc, +2 authors Dianne M. Ticeb
  • Published 2017
People have the ability to make important choices in their lives, but deliberating about these choices can have costs. The present study was designed to test the hypothesis that writing about conflicted personal goals and values (conflict condition) would impair self-control on an unrelated subsequent task as compared to writing about clear personal goals… CONTINUE READING