Is Failing to Plan Always Planning to Fail? When Planning Facilitates Failure

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Conference Proceeding
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2015
Issue Date:
2015-06
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Mental simulation involving envisioning future scenarios in the mind’s eye, has been found to positively impact self-regulatory behavior. In the present research, we questioned whether this is always the case. We find that individuals disengage from the pursuit of goal attainment following process simulation, but not following outcome simulation.
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