Lecture 2 - Self and Self-Regulation (High-Quality, 4-up)

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Unformatted text preview: hard for a test, get lots of sleep, eat a good breakfast, and then take your test and get a C on it B. You go to a bar with friends and drink until 2 am, study drunkenly from 2 to 4 am, sleep from 4 to 10 am, and then take your test and get a C on it. S ELF-HANDICAPPING SELF-HANDICAPPING Shepperd & Arkin (1989) Shepperd & Arkin (1989) Participants: 100 college students Here are a number of characteristics that may or may not apply to you. For example, do you agree that you are someone who likes to spend time with others? Please write a number next to each statement to indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with that statement. 1 Disagree Strongly 2 Disagree a little 3 Neither agree nor disagree 4 Agree a little 5 Agree Strongly I see myself as someone who... 1. Is talkative. 1 2. Tends to find fault in others. 4 Diagnostic Condition: Test is Predictive of Indicator of Future Success Future Success 1 Disagree Strongly 3 4 5 23. Tends to be lazy.1 2 3 4 5 2 3 4 5 24. Is emotionally 1 stable, not easily upset. 2 3 4 5 2 3 4 5 25. Is inventive. 1 2 3 4 5 4. Is depressed, blue. 1 2 3 4 5 26. Has an assertive 1 personality. 2 3 4 5 4. Is depressed, blue. 1 5. Is original, comes1 up with new ideas. 2 3 4 5 27. Can be cold and 1 aloof. 2 3 4 5 5. Is original, comes1 up with new ideas. 6. Is reserved. 1 2 3 4 5 28. Perseveres until 1 the task is finished. 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 5 29. Can be moody. 1 2 3 4 5 8. Can be somewhat 1 careless. 2 3 4 5 30. Values artistic, 1 aesthetic experiences. 2 3 4 5 2 3 4 5 31. Is sometimes shy, inhibited. 1 2 3 4 5 2 3 4 5 32. Is considerate 1 and kind to almost everyone. 2 3 4 5 2 3 4 5 33. Does things efficiently. 1 2 3 4 5 2 3 4 5 34. Remains calm 1 in tense situations. 2 3 4 5 9. Is relaxed, 1 handles stress well. 10. Is curious about 1 many different things. 11. Is full of energy.1 12. Starts quarrels 1 with others. 13. Is a reliable worker. 1 2 3 4 5 35. Prefers work that is routine. 1 2 3 4 5 14. Can be tense. 1 2 3 4 5 36. Is outgoing, sociable. 1 2 3 4 5 15. Is ingenious, a 1 deep thinker. 2 3 4 5 37. Is sometimes rude to others. 1 2 3 4 5 2 3 4 5 1 38. Makes plans and follows through with them. 2 3 4 5 16. Generates a lot 1 of enthusiasm. 2 Disagree a litt...
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