SAGE Journal Articles
Giancola, P. R. & Tarter, R. E. (1999). Executive cognitive functioning and risk for substance abuse. Psychological Science, 10(3), 203-205.
This article examines executive cognitive functioning in children at risk of substance use disorder.
- Which cortical areas are involved in executive cognitive functioning?
- What causes children to be at a high risk of substance abuse disorder?
- To what extent does family history influence cognitive control in humans?
Liu, Y. & Wang, Z. (2014). Positive affect and cognitive control: Approach-motivation intensity influences the balance between cognitive flexibility and stability. Psychological Science, 1-8.
This article focuses on the use of a motivational dimensional model of affect on improving motivation intensity.
- What is the motivational dimensional model?
- How do cognitive processes mediate motivation?
- What do the authors mean by the attentional-set-paradigm?