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Cognitive and Affective Consequences of an Action Crisis

Poster Session VIII - Board: VIII-097
Sunday, May 24, 2009, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Golden Gate Exhibit Hall

Veronika Brandstätter
University of Zurich, Switzerland

Julia Schüler
University of Zurich, Switzerland

Goal-striving sometimes is hampered by severe setbacks leaving the individual stuck between the conflicting tendencies of further striving for the goal or disengaging from it. Cognitive and affective consequences of this “action crisis” are analyzed allowing for a better understanding of issues related to self-regulation in goal-striving and disengagement from goals.

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Festschrift for Donald Stein