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Definition of "effortful" [effortful]

  • Requiring or showing effort. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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."