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The influence of action–outcome contingency on motivation from control

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The sense of agency is defined as one’s sense of control over one’s actions and their consequences. A recent theory, the control-based response selection framework (Karsh and Eitam, Motivation from control: a response selection framework. The sense of agency, Oxford University Press, New York, 2015a), suggests that actions associated with a high sense of agency are intrinsically rewarding and thus motivate response selection. Previous studies support this theory by demonstrating that factors ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s00221-018-5374-4

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
Brasenose College
ORCID:
0000-0002-2310-0202
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg Publisher's website
Journal:
Experimental Brain Research Journal website
Volume:
236
Issue:
12
Pages:
3239–3249
Publication date:
2018-09-14
Acceptance date:
2018-08-31
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EISSN:
1432-1106
ISSN:
0014-4819
Pubs id:
pubs:911757
URN:
uri:28e7d5f8-380a-401b-af30-8fb69b647311
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uuid:28e7d5f8-380a-401b-af30-8fb69b647311
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pubs:911757

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