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Use "effortful" in a sentence
"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."