Lecture 15 - 24.02.11

Lecture 15 - 24.02.11 - ability to bad luck • Locus of...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
24 th February 2011 Psych 178 – Lecture 15 The Person as a Scientist Experiment – Attribution Consequences and Comparisons Attribution for failure Causal dimensions Expectancy of Future Success (low or high) Emotion (guilt, shame, low esteem) Motivation (+ or -) Low aptitude Internal Stable Uncontrollable Low – it is stable Shame Low esteem Lack of effort (on this occasion) Internal Unstable Controllable High Guilt (violation of moral standard) Low esteem + Bad Luck External Unstable Uncontrollable High + Test too hard (teacher too hard) External Stable Uncontrollable Low (probably anger) Questions: 1. What are the changes when attributions are altered from lack of
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: ability to bad luck? • Locus of causality shifts from internal to external • Causal stability shifts • Expectancy of success will be greater • Affect changes from shame and low esteem to nothing • Motivation will be enhanced 2. What are the changes when attributions are altered from lack of effort to an overly difficult teacher/test? • Locus of causality shifts from internal to external • Causal stability shifts • Causal controllability shifts • Expectancy of success will be lower • Affect changes from guilt and low esteem to nothing • Motivation will be inhibited...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Ask a homework question - tutors are online