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An attributional theory of achievement motivation and emotion.
  • B. Weiner
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological review
  • 1 October 1985
In this chapter a theory of motivation and emotion developed from an attributional perspective is presented. Before undertaking this central task, it might be beneficial to review the progression ofExpand
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An attributional theory of motivation and emotion
For a long time I have had the gnawing desire to convey the broad motivational sig nificance of the attributional conception that I have espoused and to present fully the argument that this frameworkExpand
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A theory of motivation for some classroom experiences.
  • B. Weiner
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of educational psychology
  • 1 February 1979
A theory of motivation based upon attributions of causality for success and failure is offered. The heart of the theory consists of an identification of the dimensions of causality and the relationExpand
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Judgments of Responsibility: A Foundation for a Theory of Social Conduct
1. The Anatomy of Responsibility 2. Responsibility and Achievement Evaluation 3. Responsibility and Stigmatization 4. AIDS and Stigmatization 5. Responsibility, Stigmatization, Mental Illness, andExpand
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Human Motivation: Metaphors, Theories, and Research
'Weiner's third textbook on motivation has more emphasis on emotion than its predecessors. There is also a new organization around basic metaphors...there is particularly good and up-to-date coverageExpand
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Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Theories of Motivation from an Attributional Perspective
Two related attribution theories of motivation are examined. One, an intrapersonal theory, includes self-directed thoughts (particularly expectancy of success) and self-directed emotions (pride,Expand
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An attributional analysis of reactions to stigmas.
In two experiments, we examined the perceived controllability and stability of the causes of 10 stigmas. Guided by attribution theory, we also ascertained the affective reactions of pity and anger,Expand
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Attributional Thoughts about Consumer Behavior
Two fundamental principles from attribution theory were examined for the role they might play in the psychology of the consumer. They are: (1) perceptions of causality along a stability dimensionExpand
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Achievement Motivation and Attribution Theory
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A Cognitive (Attribution)-Emotion-Action Model of Motivated Behavior: An Analysis of Judgments of Help-Giving.
Six experiments examined the relations of causal attributions and affect to judgments of help-giving. The first experiment considered the influence of three dimensions of causality (locus, stability,Expand
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