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Implicit Theories and Their Role in Judgments and Reactions: A Word From Two Perspectives
In this target article, we present evidence for a new model of individual differences in judgments and reactions. The model holds that people's implicit theories about human attributes structure theExpand
Implicit theories, attributions, and coping : A meaning system approach
This research sought to integrate C. S. Dweck and E. L. Leggett's (1988) model with attribution theory. Three studies tested the hypothesis that theories of intelligence—the belief that intelligenceExpand
Multicultural minds. A dynamic constructivist approach to culture and cognition.
The authors present a new approach to culture and cognition, which focuses on the dynamics through which specific pieces of cultural knowledge (implicit theories) become operative in guiding theExpand
Lay dispositionism and implicit theories of personality.
Lay dispositionism refers to lay people's tendency to use traits as the basic unit of analysis in social perception (L. Ross & R. E. Nisbett, 1991). Five studies explored the relation between theExpand
Implicit Theories: Elaboration and Extension of the Model
We found these commentaries to be deeply thoughtful and thought-provoking. Not only were we led down new paths, but we were also led to reexplore the old ones. In addition, it was gratifying to seeExpand
Multicultural experience enhances creativity: the when and how.
Many practices aimed at cultivating multicultural competence in educational and organizational settings (e.g., exchange programs, diversity education in college, diversity management at work) assumeExpand
Implicit Theories of Intelligence
Self-confidence and its related constructs are among the most widely researched variables in the literature on achievement. However, findings on the link between self-confidence and achievement areExpand
Implicit theories and conceptions of morality
In this article, the authors propose that individuals' moral beliefs are linked to their implicit theories about the nature (i.e., malleability) of their social-moral reality. Specifically, it wasExpand
Culture and the construal of agency : Attribution to individual versus group dispositions
The authors argue that cultures differ in implicit theories of individuals and groups. North Americans conceive of individual persons as free agents, whereas East Asians conceptualize them asExpand
Multicultural minds. A dynamic constructivist approach to culture and cognition.
The authors present a new approach to culture and cognition, which focuses on the dynamics through which specific pieces of cultural knowledge (implicit theories) become operative in guiding theExpand
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