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Enhancing Grit through Functional Imagery Training in Professional Soccer
(Human Kinetics, 2018-09)
Functional Imagery Training (FIT) extends multisensory imagery training by involving athletes with goal setting and appraisal. We measured the effect of FIT on 24 professional soccer players’ grit, a personality trait ...
Measuring alcohol craving: development of the Alcohol Craving Experience questionnaire.
To develop a measure of craving based on the Elaborated Intrusion (EI) theory of desire and to examine the construct, concurrent and discriminant validity of the instrument.
Assessing Vividness of Mental Imagery: The Plymouth Sensory Imagery Questionnaire
Mental imagery may occur in any sensory modality, although visual imagery has been most studied. A sensitive measure of the vividness of imagery across a range of modalities is needed: the shorter version of Bett’s QMI ...
Playing Tetris decreases drug and other cravings in real world settings
Most research on cognitive processes in craving has been carried out in the laboratory and focuses on food craving. This study extends laboratory findings to real world settings and cravings for drugs or activities as well ...
Derailing the streetcar named desire. Cognitive distractions reduce individual differences in cravings and unhealthy snacking in response to palatable food
People who are sensitive to food temptations are prone to weight gain and obesity in food-rich environments. Understanding the factors that drive their desire to eat is key to limiting their reactions to available food. ...
Elaborated Intrusion theory: Explaining the cognitive and motivational basis of desire.