Pitt PSY 0160 - Self regulation (4 pages)

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University of Pittsburgh
Psy 0160 - Psychology of Personality

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Personality Psychology Lecture 18 Outline of Last Lecture Constructs Similarity pole Construct pole Person as scientist Types of constructs Verbal Preverbal Submerged Core Peripheral Construct system hierarchy Range of convenience Focus of convenience REP Test Cognitive Complexity Bieri Linville Anxiety Fear Threat Growth and Development Psychotherapy Fixed Role Therapy Evaluation Outline of Current Lecture Self regulation Schemas Motives Self enhancement motive Self verification motive Higgins Self efficacy and Anxiety Stress Stress inoculation RET rational emotive therapy ABC These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Current Lecture Self Regulation we are proactive affect things that may or may not happen in the future ability to regulate ourselves emotionally behaviorally cognitively o Capacity to motivate ourselves using thoughts about ourselves to influence our motivation o Set goals o Plan strategies o Evaluate modify behavior o Bandura Cervone 1983 from textbook Studied whether or not feedback goals have an effect on how much effort people put into something Having goals with feedback is important in determining how much effort someone puts into something impact motivation o Mischel s Paradigm The Marshmallow Test Schemas describes an organized pattern of thought or behavior that organizes categories of information and the relationships among them o Self schemas knowledge structure Validated by reaction time measures Motives o Self enhancement motive biased toward positive views of the self overestimate our own attributes enhance our own self image compared to people who aren t doing so well o Self verification motive motivated to experience self as consistent predictable can be positive or negative if we believe we are bad at something we prefer to have it validated Goals are Central to Motivation o Learning goals learn something for the sake of

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