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Achievement Goals

Kou Murayama, Andrew J. Elliot and Ron Friedman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Human Motivation

February 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Social Psychology. 13010 words.

In this chapter, we describe the achievement goal construct's origin and highlight noteworthy developments in the literature. We then use this historical overview to provide the context for...

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Achievement Goals

Kou Murayama and Andrew J. Elliot.

in The Oxford Handbook of Human Motivation

September 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology. 12869 words.

This chapter describes the achievement goal construct’s origins and highlights noteworthy developments in the literature. Specifically it describes how the original dichotomous model of...

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Achievement Motivation Theory

Jeffrey J. Martin.

in Handbook of Disability Sport and Exercise Psychology

November 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology; Psychology. 4140 words.

There is a long history of research in sport psychology examining achievement motivation theory (AMT). This chapter traces the development of achievement motivation research in sport and...

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The Achievement Motive: A Review of Theory and Assessment of n Achievement, Hope of Success, and Fear of Failure

Joyce S. Pang.

in Implicit Motives

January 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 16870 words.

This chapter discusses major theoretical and methodological landmarks concerning n Achievement, such as behavioral and psychological characteristics of achievement-motivated individuals,...

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Achieving College Dreams

Edited by Rhona S. Weinstein and Frank C. Worrell.

May 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Social Psychology. 440 pages.

Achieving College Dreams tells the story of a remarkable partnership between a public research university and charter district to create an exemplar early college high school...

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Acknowledging and Redressing Historical Injustices

Katherine B. Starzyk, Craig W. Blatz and Mike Ross.

in Social and Psychological Bases of Ideology and System Justification

August 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 7049 words.

This chapter presents research and theory focusing on how individuals and governments respond to historical injustices. The chapter proposes that people and groups remember negative...

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Acquiring and Maintaining Expertise in Aging Populations

Dan Morrow and Renato F.L. Azevedo.

in The Oxford Handbook of Expertise

P ublished online October 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology; Developmental Psychology. 12834 words.

This chapter reviews literature related to relationships between expertise and aging. It first considers how experts excel on domain-relevant tasks despite cognitive limitations and how...

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Across Borders and Technologies: Advancements in Virtual Teams Research

Bradley L. Kirkman, Cristina B. Gibson and Kwanghyun Kim.

in The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Psychology, Volume 2

July 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Organizational Psychology; Social Psychology. 35148 words.

Research on virtual teams continues to grow as this form of teaming is increasingly adopted by organizations worldwide. To comprehensively analyze the growing literature on virtual teams,...

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Action Control and the Sense of Agency

Bernhard Hommel.

in The Sense of Agency

October 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cognitive Psychology; Social Psychology. 7877 words.

People’s behavior is often impossible to predict and to understand based on the stimulus condition and the environment in which the behavior occurs. People carry out very different actions...

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Action Control by If-Then Planning

Torsten Martiny-Huenger, Sarah E. Martiny and Peter M. Gollwitzer.

in The Sense of Agency

October 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cognitive Psychology; Social Psychology. 12697 words.

This chapter explicates the mechanisms of if-then planning (i.e. implementation intentions), namely, how verbal action planning leads to subsequent stimulus-driven action control—a...

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