Unformatted text preview: not depends on how e attrbute our performance. External attributions: "I did well on the exam, but it was so easy I couldn't miss" or "I did well, but just because the prof was so good." Internal attributions: "I did well, because of my ability," or "I don't test well " (global attributions) or "I don't test well on that kind of exam" (specific.) A negative global attribution means"I never do well--wo why bother to even try?" A a person becomes efficacious in one area, it tends to generalize to toher kidns of behavior, both in similar and dissimilar contexts. Self-efficacy leads to competence. If we're performing well, doing it with the right attitude, we probably also have the knowlwedge to make us efficacious and confident....
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.
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