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Unformatted text preview: nt (If we
work to achieve potential & give max effort,
winning will take care of itself)
Positive effects: ↑intrinsic motivation, enjoyment, &
self-esteem, ↓performance anxiety, ↑skill
development, ↑performance levels Motivational Conflict
Goals sometimes conflict with each other; Success (study) vs. have
fun (go to party)
We approach things that attract us & avoid things that repel us
Approach-approach conflict: face 2 attractive alternatives &
selecting one means losing the other (most difficult if equally attractive)
Avoidance-avoidance conflict: must choose between 2 undesirable
alternatives (e.g. study boring material or skip studying & fail)
Approach-avoidance conflict: attracted to & repelled by same goal
(e.g. dieting) Strength
Strength of approach differs between people (e.g. whether dominated by
BAS & BIS tendencies) 22
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