The Resource Perceived Control, Motivation, & Coping, (electronic resource)

Perceived Control, Motivation, & Coping, (electronic resource)

Label
Perceived Control, Motivation, & Coping
Title
Perceived Control, Motivation, & Coping
Title variation
  • Individual Differences and Development
  • Individual Differences and Development, Volume 8
  • Perceived control, motivation, & coping
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
At every point in the lifespan, individual differences in a sense of control are strong predictors of motivation, coping and success and failure in a wide range of domains. What are the origins of these individual differences, how do they develop and what are the mechanisms by which they exert such an influence on psychological functioning? To answer these questions, this book draws on theories and research covering key control constructs, including self-efficacy, learned helplessness, locus of control and attribution theory. Skinner also considers such issues as: the origins of c
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Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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Skinner, Ellen A
Dewey number
153.8
Language note
English
LC call number
BF611.S56
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Individual Differences and Development
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  • Control (Psychology)
  • Motivation (Psychology)
  • Control (Psychology)
  • Motivation (Psychology)
  • Social Sciences
  • Psychology
Label
Perceived Control, Motivation, & Coping, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Series Editor's Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I - Meta-Theoretical Assumptions; Chapter 1 - What Is Perceived Control?; Misperceptions About Perceptions of Control; Challenges to the Study of Perceived Control; Chapter 2 - What Is the Need for Competence?; When Needs Are Acquired Versus Innate; Arguments Against the Need for Competence; Implications of a Needs Theory; Part II - Constructs of Control; Chapter 3 - Are All Perceived Control Constructs the Same?; Four Major Theories of Perceived Control; Constructs in the Competence System
  • Chapter 4 - Who Needs a New Conceptualization of Perceived Control?The Conceptualization; Beliefs Specific to Domain and Developmental Level; Profiles of Perceived Control; Part III - Antecedents of Perceived Control; Chapter 5 - What Are the Origins of Perceived Control?; Perceiving Control; Opportunities for Control; The Role of the Individual in the Generation of Control Experiences; The Origins of Individual Differences in Sense of Control; Chapter 6 - How do Social Contexts Promote and Undermine Control?; Structure Versus Chaos; Elements of Structure Versus Chaos; Conclusion
  • Part IV - Consequences of Perceived ControlChapter 7 - Why Does Perceived Control Predict Everything?; When Does Perceived Control Work?; How Does Perceived Control Work?; Why Does Perceived Control Work?; Where Does Perceived Control Work?; Conclusion; Chapter 8 - How Does Perceived Control Work During Times of Stress?; A Needs Analysis of Coping; Perceived Control and Structure as Psychological and Social Resources; Conclusion; Part V - Development of Perceived Control; Chapter 9 - How do Individual Differences in Perceived Control Develop?; The Cycle of Perceived Control and Action
  • Implications of Interindividual and Intra-Individual AnalysesInterindividual Differences in Change Over Time; Individual Differences in Developmental Change; Chapter 10 - How Does Perceived Control Change With Age?; Processing of Control-Relevant Information; Conceptions of Causes; Regulatory Beliefs; Domains of Control; Action and Action Regulation; The Development of the Competence System; Part VI - Intervention into the Competence System; Chapter 11 - Is More Control Better?; The Negative Effects of Increased Control; Perceiving Control in Uncontrollable Circumstances; Conclusion
  • Chapter 12 - What are the Dangers of Intervening Into the Competence System?When Control Is Available: Setting up Opportunities for Control; When Control Is Possible: Regaining Control; When Circumstances are Uncontrollable: Finding Control; Conclusion; Part VII - Empirical Study of Perceived Control; Chapter 13 - How do I Decide Whether to Include Perceived Control in My Research?; What Are the Anchors?; What Are the Mechanisms?; What Is the Frame?; What Are the Constructs?; What Are the Measures?; What's the Good News and the Bad News?; Conclusion
  • Chapter 14 - What Are the Future Research Issues in Perceived Control?
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (233 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781452246741
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000089810
  • (EBL)997087
  • (OCoLC)809773945
  • (SSID)ssj0000705697
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12247502
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000705697
  • (PQKBWorkID)10622463
  • (PQKB)10674627
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000089810
Label
Perceived Control, Motivation, & Coping, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Series Editor's Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I - Meta-Theoretical Assumptions; Chapter 1 - What Is Perceived Control?; Misperceptions About Perceptions of Control; Challenges to the Study of Perceived Control; Chapter 2 - What Is the Need for Competence?; When Needs Are Acquired Versus Innate; Arguments Against the Need for Competence; Implications of a Needs Theory; Part II - Constructs of Control; Chapter 3 - Are All Perceived Control Constructs the Same?; Four Major Theories of Perceived Control; Constructs in the Competence System
  • Chapter 4 - Who Needs a New Conceptualization of Perceived Control?The Conceptualization; Beliefs Specific to Domain and Developmental Level; Profiles of Perceived Control; Part III - Antecedents of Perceived Control; Chapter 5 - What Are the Origins of Perceived Control?; Perceiving Control; Opportunities for Control; The Role of the Individual in the Generation of Control Experiences; The Origins of Individual Differences in Sense of Control; Chapter 6 - How do Social Contexts Promote and Undermine Control?; Structure Versus Chaos; Elements of Structure Versus Chaos; Conclusion
  • Part IV - Consequences of Perceived ControlChapter 7 - Why Does Perceived Control Predict Everything?; When Does Perceived Control Work?; How Does Perceived Control Work?; Why Does Perceived Control Work?; Where Does Perceived Control Work?; Conclusion; Chapter 8 - How Does Perceived Control Work During Times of Stress?; A Needs Analysis of Coping; Perceived Control and Structure as Psychological and Social Resources; Conclusion; Part V - Development of Perceived Control; Chapter 9 - How do Individual Differences in Perceived Control Develop?; The Cycle of Perceived Control and Action
  • Implications of Interindividual and Intra-Individual AnalysesInterindividual Differences in Change Over Time; Individual Differences in Developmental Change; Chapter 10 - How Does Perceived Control Change With Age?; Processing of Control-Relevant Information; Conceptions of Causes; Regulatory Beliefs; Domains of Control; Action and Action Regulation; The Development of the Competence System; Part VI - Intervention into the Competence System; Chapter 11 - Is More Control Better?; The Negative Effects of Increased Control; Perceiving Control in Uncontrollable Circumstances; Conclusion
  • Chapter 12 - What are the Dangers of Intervening Into the Competence System?When Control Is Available: Setting up Opportunities for Control; When Control Is Possible: Regaining Control; When Circumstances are Uncontrollable: Finding Control; Conclusion; Part VII - Empirical Study of Perceived Control; Chapter 13 - How do I Decide Whether to Include Perceived Control in My Research?; What Are the Anchors?; What Are the Mechanisms?; What Is the Frame?; What Are the Constructs?; What Are the Measures?; What's the Good News and the Bad News?; Conclusion
  • Chapter 14 - What Are the Future Research Issues in Perceived Control?
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (233 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781452246741
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000089810
  • (EBL)997087
  • (OCoLC)809773945
  • (SSID)ssj0000705697
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12247502
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000705697
  • (PQKBWorkID)10622463
  • (PQKB)10674627
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000089810

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