We are happy to announce that  the Special Issue “Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Effort: Measurement, Causes and Consequences” edited by Jonas Radl and Luis Miller has now been published in the American Behavioral Scientist. The Issue addresses three dimensions of research — on the measurement, determinants, and consequences of effort.

Aguiar et al. show that individuals with an internal locus of control tend to accept more inequalities, especially if these are effort-based.

Apascaritei et al. study the difference between subjective and objective measures of effort using data collected in the EFFORT project.

Bortolotti et al. examine the relationship between cognition and patience.

De Dreu et al. show that anticipating peer ranking benefits cognitive performance due to hormonal responses.

Gil-Hernández investigates the interplay between effort, IQ and social class in educational success.

Holtmann et al. study children’s personality characteristics as potential mediators for the intergenerational transmission of educational attainment.

Palacios-Abad examines the role of effort in the process of educational attainment.

Radl and Miller introduce the issue highlighting the potential offered by interdisciplinary research on effort and discussing the contributions made by the articles in this issue on the measurement, determinants, and consequences of effort.

We invite you to check out all the papers!

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