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S3 E05: Your Mind on Cognitive Effort with Dr.Laura Ana Bustamante

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How do you decide to do your maths homework or play a video game? Why does maths homework feel like more effort than the video game? This week we speak with Dr. Laura Ana Bustamante about how cognitive effort effects the decisions we make. She speaks about her research relating cognitive to physical effort, how we can increase our willingness to exert effort and the relationship between anxiety and cognitive effort. Ava and Beth discuss their own approaches when it comes to effort. 

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Dr. Laura Ana Bustmante

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Find Dr. Bustamante on Twitter and her website

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