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- adj. Requiring or showing effort.
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- adj. requiring great physical effort. Opposite of
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. requiring great physical effort
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Research is cited that supposedly shows that readers are vulnerable to a kind of cognitive incaution and "must engage in effortful processing to disbelieve the information they encounter in literary narratives."
Researchers found that supportive co-parenting helped children who have difficulty regulating their behavior and attention levels - what researchers call effortful control.
Constant interruptions from cell calls, email and texts erode a part of the executive attention function in your brain, called effortful control, which regulates impulse control.
The study led by Ohio State University has found that cooperative co-parenting helped children who have difficulty regulating their behaviour and attention levels - what researchers have dubbed effortful control.
Can educators find ways to encourage students to engage in the kind of effortful study that will improve their reading and math skills?
Particularly, creative individuals had difficulty suppressing the precuneus area of their default network while engaging in the more effortful working memory task.
Yet just four months on, Williams is back, making effortful progress through the early rounds of this year's championship.
It is my daily, nay, hourly intention to be mistaken for him – it saddens me that we live in a sad modern age in which any man who wears anything more effortful than a Superdry T-shirt, a pair of old Levi's and brown trainers is viewed with suspicion as a pretentious attention-seeker.
But there is nevertheless something effortful about the performances, a sense that this is no longer music Ashkenazy can technically take in his stride.
But it is all, you just feel the lyric writer sweating over every line with his rhyming dictionary, and crossing out - I mean that is such effortful writing.