Abstract-Do interpersonal contexts modulate distress tolerance? Effects of cooperation and competition on persistence in an aversive task

The purpose of my project is to examine how different social circumstances may influence an individual’s distress tolerance. Distress tolerance (DT) represents an individual’s ability to withstand physical, emotional or cognitive discomfort during goal-oriented activity. Every time we do things like endure a frustrating wait in line, push through to finish that big paper or run […]