Interest drives performanceHere is a new article which supports what I said in this article, namely that interest drives performance:

 

The role of interest in optimizing performance and self-regulation

Paul A. O’Keefe & Lisa Linnenbrink-Garcia

 

Highlights

  • Task performance was optimized when affect- and value-related interest were high.
  • Depletion was also minimized when affect- and value-related interest were high.
  • Interest supports effective and efficient engagement without depleting resources.
  • Results underscore the importance of interest as a motivati