Some Good NewS About RumiNAtioN: tASk-FocuSed thiNkiNG AFteR FAiluRe FAcilitAteS PeRFoRmANce imPRovemeNt

@article{Ciarocco2010SomeGN,
  title={Some Good NewS About RumiNAtioN: tASk-FocuSed thiNkiNG AFteR FAiluRe FAcilitAteS PeRFoRmANce imPRovemeNt},
  author={Natalie J. Ciarocco and Kathleen D. Vohs and Roy F. Baumeister},
  journal={Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology},
  year={2010},
  volume={29},
  pages={1057-1073}
}
Is there an adaptive side to rumination? We tested whether rumination that is focused on correcting past mistakes and active goal achievement could produce positive outcomes; this is in contrast to rumination that focuses on the implications of failure (i.e., state rumination) and task-irrelevant rumination. In all studies, participants received failure feedback on an initial task. A second task similar to the first provided an opportunity for improvement. Studies 1 and 2 manipulated type of… 

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