Unformatted text preview: i. Mastery modeling program 3.) Personal Control Beliefs a. Mastery Vs Helpless i. b. Learned Helplessness – repeated experience with uncontrollable negative outcomes – cannot change the situation i. Components 1. Contingency – lack of connection between the behavior and the outcome and the awareness of it – give up instead of responding 2. Cognition – knowledge of the lack of contingency ii. Effects 1. People have motivational deficits 2. Not motivated anymore 3. Do not try to do things anymore 4. Learning deficits 5. iii. Relation to explanatory style 1. Pessimist vs. the optimist iv. Criticisms v. The alternative: reactance 1. Fight the change a. Only lasts until they realize they cannot effect change b....
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- Spring '08
- new situation, Mastery Vs Helpless, Mastery modeling program, uncontrollable negative outcomes