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11/15/10 Things to Know o What are goals and Strategies o Current concerns o Personal projects o Personal strivings o Describe socioemotional selectivity theory o Match of goals with values and dispositional motivations o Short-term, long-term, concrete and abstract goals o Implementation Intentions Motivation (What do you want, and how will you obtain it) Goals- common sense definition Strategies-common sense definition Idiographic Goals Current concerns o An ongoing motivation that persists in the mind until the goal is either attained or abandoned (Eric Klinger) At any given moment people can list around 6 concerns that frequently come to mind Daydream and dream about the concerns Ex: thinking about hw Personal Projects o Something that you do Relevant actions intended to achieve a goal a person has selected A current concern may be something you just think about Ex: doing your homework Feeling control about personal projects is related to happiness
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