Understanding Motivation and Emotion

Psychology

Quiz 10 :

Personal Control Beliefs

Quiz 10 :

Personal Control Beliefs

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The cognitive foundation underlying personal empowerment is:
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Self-efficacy is not the same as ability.In what way does self-efficacy predict coping and performance above and beyond how one's ability predicts coping and performance?
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Based on the text, the opposite of self-efficacy is:
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__can be understood as the psychological state that results when an individual expects that life's outcomes are uncontrollable.
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When one student who doubts his computer skills watches another student cope very well with the demands of a computer, the first student's efficacy expectation rises. The student's increased efficacy expectation was due to the influence of:
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A strong sense of efficacy allows a performer to remain highly ___, even in the face of situational stress and problem-solving dead-ends.
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An ___expectation is a person's estimate of how likely it is that he or she can act in a particular way; whereas an ___expectation is a person's estimate of what will happen once the person carries out that behavior.
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As one person watches a peer perform incompetently and verbalize distress, the observer comes to believe, "If she can't do it, what makes me think I can?" The observer's self-efficacy belief has been affected by:
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You might hear a person who is experiencing learned helplessness saying each of the following except:
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Which of the following relations represent a person's efficacy expectations?
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Strong self-efficacy beliefs are associated with all of the following except:
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Helplessness is:
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The psychological meaning of failure for a mastery-oriented individual is:
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"Failure as a challenge" means that the meaning of failure is a(n):
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The antecedent that most strongly determines the strength of a person's efficacy expectation is:
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Which of the following quotations best represents an outcome expectation?
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The motivation to exercise personal control in one's life is predicated on the person's:
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In the second phase of the Seligman and Maier (1967) experiment with dogs in the shuttle box, dogs in the ___condition(s) during phase 1 of the experiment were able to learn how to terminate the shock.
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The following question represents which motivational construct: "If things start to go wrong during my performance, do I have the resources within me to cope successfully and turn things around for the better?
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For a person with little self-efficacy and much self-doubt, task difficulties and setbacks usually open the door to the experience of:
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