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Understanding Motivation and Emotion

Psychology

Quiz 9 :

Mindsets

Quiz 9 :

Mindsets

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A deliberative mindset is most appropriate when addressing which of the following motivational questions?
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The following quotation describes which type of mindset?: I already know that my goal is to "get into shape".So, what do I now need to do To get myself into shape? What steps do I need to take to accomplish my goal?
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People who adopt a mastery rather than a performance goal show a greater tendency toward the following except:
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An individual who is trying to attain what one does not yet have and strives to approach ideal end-states is said to be exhibiting a ______mindset.
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According to research conducted by Gollwitzer, Heckhausen, and Steller (1990), individuals show a "cognitive tuning" toward information expressing the pros and cons of one goal versus rival goals.This process represents a ______mindset.
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_____goal setting benefits from open-minded deliberative thinking, while _____goal striving benefits from closed mindedness implemental thinking.
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A(n) ______is a cognitive framework to guide one's attention, information processing, decision making, and thinking about the meaning of effort, success, failure, and one's own personal qualities.
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An individual that is sensitive to positive outcomes, approaches possibilities of gain, and adopts an enthusiastic behavioral strategy of locomotion that might be characterized as "just do it" is demonstrating a(n) ______mindset.
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The type of achievement goal associated with growth mindset is the:
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In the ______mindset, personal qualities are static attributes.
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The ______mindset centers on responsibility, meeting obligations, and duty.
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People with a ______mindset exert more effort, feel more alert, value the experience more, and cope and perform better when they strive with vigilance (rather than with eagerness).
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______involve(s) the ongoing maintenance and persistence of motivated action because it involves all the post-decisional processes that sustain ongoing activity.
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In the ______mindset, personal qualities are changeable.
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Regulatory Focus Theory (RFT) suggests that people strive to achieve their goals by using two separate and independent motivational orientations or mindsets. These mindsets are:
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An individual who is sensitive to negative outcomes, avoids possibilities of loss, and adopts a vigilant behavioral strategy of caution that might be characterized as "do the right thing" is demonstrating a __________mindset.
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Higgins (1997) suggests that depending on the individuals' regulatory mindset, success and failure means different things. Which focus (mindset) best represents the statement "success means the presence of gain"?
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Which mindset best distinguishes between the motivation of setting goals and the volition of actually doing the work to attain those goals?
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For a person with a fixed mindset, the meaning of effort tends to be:
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The following statement expresses a _____goal orientation: "My goal in this class is to get a better grade than most of the other students."
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