Contact: Diana Yates
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Caption: University of Illinois psychology professor Alejandro Lleras and postdoctoral researcher Simona Buetti found that having a sense of control over events can, in the right circumstances, reduce the distorting influence of positive and negative emotions on cognition.
Credit: L. Brian Stauffer
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