Affiliation: University of Zurich
- Are implicit motives the need to feel certain affect? Motive-affect congruence predicts relationship satisfactionVeronika Job
Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Binzmuehlestrasse 14 6, 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
Pers Soc Psychol Bull 38:1552-65. 2012....
- Get a taste of your goals: promoting motive-goal congruence through affect-focus goal fantasyVeronika Job
Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
J Pers 77:1527-59. 2009..The results of all 3 studies supported our hypothesis that participants who focus on motive-specific affective incentives in their goal fantasies set their goals in line with their corresponding implicit motive dispositions...
- Ego depletion--is it all in your head? implicit theories about willpower affect self-regulationVeronika Job
Stanford University, USA
Psychol Sci 21:1686-93. 2010..Taken together, the findings suggest that reduced self-control after a depleting task or during demanding periods may reflect people's beliefs about the availability of willpower rather than true resource depletion...
- Beliefs about willpower determine the impact of glucose on self-controlVeronika Job
Department of Psychology, University of Zurich, 8050 Zurich, Switzerland
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:14837-42. 2013..We suggest that the belief that willpower is limited sensitizes people to cues about their available resources including physiological cues, making them dependent on glucose boosts for high self-control performance. ..
- Discrepancies between implicit and explicit motivation and unhealthy eating behaviorVeronika Job
University of Zurich, Switzerland
J Pers 78:1209-38. 2010..Emotional distress further partially mediated the relationship between the overall motive discrepancy and eating behavior...
- Theories of willpower affect sustained learningEric M Miller
Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e38680. 2012..These findings highlight the interactive nature of motivational and cognitive processes: motivational factors can substantially affect people's ability to recruit their cognitive resources to sustain learning over time...