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Transfer of value from fit.
People experience regulatory fit when they pursue a goal in a manner that sustains their regulatory orientation (E. T. Higgins, 2000). Five studies tested whether the value experienced fromExpand
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The influence of abstract and concrete mindsets on anticipating and guiding others' self-regulatory efforts ☆
To investigate how people anticipate and attempt to shape others' self-regulatory efforts, this work examined the impact of abstract and concrete mindsets on attention to goal-relevant aspects ofExpand
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The self-fulfilling prophecy in close relationships: rejection sensitivity and rejection by romantic partners.
The authors hypothesized a self-fulfilling prophecy wherein rejection expectancies lead people to behave in ways that elicit rejection from their dating partners. The hypothesis was tested in 2Expand
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Enjoying Goal-Directed Action: The Role of Regulatory Fit
We propose that the fit between an action's strategic orientation and the actor's regulatory state can influence the amount of enjoyment the action provides. In two studies using different methods ofExpand
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Rejection sensitivity and children's interpersonal difficulties.
Some children respond to social rejection in ways that undermine their relationships, whereas others respond with more equanimity. This article reports 3 studies that test the proposition thatExpand
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Resilience: A Dynamic Perspective
Identifying characteristics that distinguish youth who achieve adaptive outcomes in the face of adversity from those who do not has furthered our understanding of developmental psychopathology.Expand
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Contextual Adjustments in Cognitive Control Across Tasks
Does encountering information-processing conflict recruit general mechanisms of cognitive control or change only the representations of specific cues and responses? In the present experiments, aExpand
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Regulatory fit and resisting temptation during goal pursuit.
Abstract Because avoiding obstacles to goal attainment is a favored means of prevention-focused self-regulation, the authors proposed that resisting tempting diversions from task completion wouldExpand
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Electrophysiological correlates of categorization: P300 amplitude as index of target similarity
Two experiments examined event-related potentials (ERPs) and behavioral correlates of categorizing stimuli varying in perceptual similarity to targets. Participants performed a target-detection taskExpand
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Abstract and concrete self-evaluative goals.
Assuming that people often hold the abstract goal of acquiring accurate feedback but recognize that acquiring favorable feedback can make the self-evaluative process more comfortable, the authorsExpand
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