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Personal control in action : cognitive and motivational mechanisms

Author: Mirosław Kofta; Gifford Weary; Grzegorz Sedek
Publisher: New York : Plenum Press, ©1998.
Series: Plenum series in social/clinical psychology.
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Presents research developments on personal control and self-regulation. This book provides a brief synopses of each chapter as introductions to its three major sections. These sections cover the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mirosław Kofta; Gifford Weary; Grzegorz Sedek
ISBN: 0306457202 9780306457203
OCLC Number: 39002877
Description: xxvi, 459 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Personal control from the perspective of cognitive-experiential self-theory / Seymour Epstein --
Dynamics in the coordination of mind and action / Robin R. Vallacher [and others] --
Opening versus closing strategies in controlling one's responses to experience / Michael Rosenbaum --
A terror management perspective on the psychology of control: controlling the uncontrollable / Tom Pyszczynski, Jeff Greenberg, and Sheldon Solomon --
Personal goals and personal agency: linking everyday goals to future images of the self / Laura A. King --
The emotional control of behavior / Jack W. Brehm and Beverly H. Brummett --
Mood management: the role of processing strategies in affect control and affect infusion / Joseph P. Forgas, Robert Johnson, and Joseph Ciarrochi --
Ability perception and cardiovascular response to behavioral challenge / Rex A. Wright --
Confirmation bias: cognitive error or adaptive strategy of action control? / Maria Lewicka --
Intrusive thoughts, rumination, and incomplete intentions / Jürgen Beckmann --
Decision making and action: the search for a dominance structure / Henry Montgomery --
Improving efficiency of action control through technical and social resources / Wolfgang Schönpflug --
To control or not to control / Dariusz Dolinski --
Interpersonal power repair in response to threats to control from dependent others / Daphne Blunt Bugental and Jeffrey Clayton Lewis --
Control motivation, depression, and counterfactual thought / Keith D. Markman and Gifford Weary --
Uncontrollability as a source of cognitive exhaustion: implications for helplessness and depression / Miroslaw Kofta and Grzegorz Sedek --
Intellectual helplessness: domain specificity, teaching styles, and school achievement / Grzegorz Sedek and Daniel N. McIntosh.
Series Title: Plenum series in social/clinical psychology.
Responsibility: edited by Miroslaw Kofta, Gifford Weary, and Grzegorz Sedek.
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