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Chapter 4 - Behavior Control What You Do and What It Means Freedom and Choice Self-Regulation Irrationality and Self-Destruction
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Behavior Control Korean Air Lines Flight 858 - Kim Hyun Hee Themes about human behavior Influence of values and culture Trust and obedience of cultural leader Working as a team Planned action, focus on details, and goals at different levels Quest for good backfired
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What You Do, and What It Means Human actions are based on meaning Meaning is learned by culture Thinking allows you to make use of meaning Perform action mentally before physically Imaging something makes it more likely to happen (exam grades)
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Levels of Meaning “By” test to differentiate level of meaning Higher levels - more meaningful Focus on lower levels to solve problems Higher level may invoke guilt; lower level focuses on details of operation
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Changing Meaning Focus on low level of meaning More vulnerable to influence and change views Focus on high level of meaning Change behavior by shifting to a low level and then back to high level of meaning
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Different Meanings, Same Level Entity theorists Enjoy doing things at which they succeed Learned helplessness Incremental theorists Enjoy learning, challenges Strive to improve performance
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Goals, Plans, Intentions Goals Ideas of some desired future state Link between values and action Goals are influenced by inner processes and cultural factors Setting and pursuing goals is a vital job of the self
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