DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2019.08.002
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Agnieszka Fanslau, Mirosław Brejwo, Hanna Brycz

Abstract: Two studies test the hypothesis of conserving resources while performing depleting physical tasks and the modifying role of metacognitive self (MCS). A total of 216 undergraduate students performed two types of physical tasks (a body support on forearms-the first experiment; and a cold water test-the second experiment) in anticipation vs. no anticipation of the future task conditions. Among individuals with high-MCS much weaker persistence could be observed than among those with low-MCS. These results support …

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