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When at rest: “Event-free” active inference may give rise to implicit self-models of coping potential

  • Ryan J. Murray (a1) (a2), Philip Gerrans (a2) (a3), Tobias Brosch (a2) (a4) and David Sander (a1) (a2)

Kalisch and colleagues highlight coping potential (CP) as a principle resilience mechanism during event engagement. We complement this discussion by exploring generative implicit CP self-models, arguably emerging during “resting-state,” subsequent and prior to events. Resting-state affords a propitious environment for Bayesian learning, wherein appraisals/reappraisals may update active inferential CP self-models, which then mediate appraisal style organization and resilience factor valuation.

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