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Computational modelling reveals distinct patterns of cognitive and physical motivation in elite athletes

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Effort can be perceived both cognitively and physically, but the computational mechanisms underlying the motivation to invest effort in each domain remain unclear. In particular, it is unknown whether intensive physical training is associated with higher motivation specific to that domain, or whether it is accompanied by corresponding changes in cognitive motivation. Here, we tested a group of elite Oxford University rowers, and compared their behaviour to matched non-athletic controls. We tr...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1038/s41598-018-30220-3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
ORCID:
0000-0001-5793-2202
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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
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Chong, TJ
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Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
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Scientific Reports Journal website
Volume:
8
Pages:
11888
Publication date:
2018-08-08
Acceptance date:
2018-07-20
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ISSN:
2045-2322
Pubs id:
pubs:890254
URN:
uri:76166c3c-a500-4de1-b0a4-45f3cec1d325
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uuid:76166c3c-a500-4de1-b0a4-45f3cec1d325
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