Definitions for effortfulness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. effortfulness(noun)

    the quality of requiring deliberate effort


  1. effortfulness(Noun)

    subjective experience of exertion or effort involved in performing an activity


  1. Effortfulness

    In psychology effortfulness is the subjective experience of exertion in connection with an activity, but especially the mental aspects of an activity. In many applications, effortfulness is simply reported by a patient, client, or experimental subject. There has been some work establishing an association among reported effortfulness and objective measures, such as in brain imaging. Effortfulness is used as a diagnostic indicator in medical and psychological diagnosis and assessment. It is also used as an indicator in psychological experimentation, especially in the field of memory.

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