Self-Effacy

Self-Effacy - Self-efficacy fed by: Self-persuasion Social...

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Self-efficacy fed by: Self-persuasion Social persuasion Modeling Mastery experiences-success Self-serving attributions- form of self-serving bias, attribute positive outcomes to self and negative outcomes to other factors False consensus effect- tendency to overestimate commonality of one’s opinions and one’s undesirable behaviors False uniqueness effect-tendency to underestimate commonalities of one’s abilities and one’s desirable/successful behaviors Priming- activating particular associations in memory View social world through beliefs and attitudes Belief perseverance- persistence of one’s initial conceptions as when the basis for one’s belief is discredited but an explanation of why the belief might be true survives Beliefs and expectations powerfully affect how we mentally construct events Thinking is partly: Controlled: reflexive, deliberate, conscious Automatic: impulsive, effortless, without awareness Overconfidence phenomenon- tendency to be more confident than correct
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2011 for the course PSYCH 12 taught by Professor Stock during the Fall '10 term at GWU.

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