Psychophysiological investigation of vigilance decrement: Boredom or cognitive fatigue?

@article{Pattyn2008PsychophysiologicalIO,
  title={Psychophysiological investigation of vigilance decrement: Boredom or cognitive fatigue?},
  author={Nathalie Pattyn and Xavier Neyt and David Henderickx and Eric Soetens},
  journal={Physiology \& Behavior},
  year={2008},
  volume={93},
  pages={369-378}
}

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