When perception is more than reality: the effects of perceived versus actual resource depletion on self-regulatory behavior.

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Considerable research demonstrates that the depletion of self-regulatory resources impairs performance on subsequent tasks that demand these resources. The current research sought to assess the impact of perceived resource depletion on subsequent task performance at both high and low levels of actual depletion. The authors manipulated perceived resource… (More)
DOI: 10.1037/a0017539

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