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Responding with Restraint: What Are the Neurocognitive Mechanisms?
 

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Responding with Restraint: What Are the
Neurocognitive Mechanisms?
Sara Jahfari1,2
, Cathy M. Stinear3
, Mike Claffey1
,
Frederick Verbruggen4
, and Adam R. Aron1
Abstract
An important aspect of cognitive control is the ability to re-
spond with restraint. Here, we modeled this experimentally by
measuring the degree of response slowing that occurs when peo-
ple respond to an imperative stimulus in a context where they
might suddenly need to stop the initiated response compared
with a context in which they do not need to stop. We refer to
the RT slowing that occurs as the "response delay effect." We con-
jectured that this response delay effect could relate to one or

  

Source: Aron, Adam - Department of Psychology, University of California at San Diego

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine