DOI: 10.31219/osf.io/v5yf4
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Luiz Victorino, Ronaldo Pilati

Abstract: Self-regulation has been investigated on the past decades in many fields, and even though contributions have enlightened the understanding of a vast array of behaviors, the development of general explanatory models hardly reaches a consensus. Even relatively consensual theories like ego depletion have been recently questioned, and researchers are still in search of better models to describe the self-regulatory processes. A recent contribution on the field suggests that the presence or absence of goals may lea…

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