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High self-control predicts good adjustment, less pathology, better grades, and interpersonal success.
What good is self-control? We incorporated a new measure of individual differences in self-control into two large investigations of a broad spectrum of behaviors. The new scale showed good internalExpand
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Shame and Guilt
What Is So Important about Shame and Guilt? What Is the Difference between Shame and Guilt? Assessing Shame and Guilt. Our "Intrapersonal" Relationship: The Self in Shame and Guilt. Moral EmotionsExpand
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Moral emotions and moral behavior.
Moral emotions represent a key element of our human moral apparatus, influencing the link between moral standards and moral behavior. This chapter reviews current theory and research on moralExpand
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Moral affect: the good, the bad, and the ugly.
  • J. Tangney
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1 October 1991
The relations among 3 moral affective personality characteristics--shame-proneness, guilt-proneness, and empathic responsiveness--were examined in 4 independent studies of undergraduates. ResultsExpand
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Humility : Theoretical perspectives, empirical findings and directions for future research
Humility is a neglected virtue in the social and psychological sciences. Virtually no empirical research directly has addressed this long-revered construct. In this article, contrasting conceptionsExpand
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Assessing individual differences in proneness to shame and guilt: development of the Self-Conscious Affect and Attribution Inventory.
  • J. Tangney
  • Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1990
Individual differences in proneness to shame and proneness to guilt are thought to play an important role in the development of both adaptive and maladaptive interpersonal and intrapersonalExpand
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Conceptual and methodological issues in the assessment of shame and guilt.
  • J. Tangney
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Behaviour research and therapy
  • 1 September 1996
Although shame and guilt are prominently cited in theories of moral behaviour and psychopathology, surprisingly little research has considered these emotions. A key factor hindering research in thisExpand
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Shame and guilt in interpersonal relationships.
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Shamed into anger? The relation of shame and guilt to anger and self-reported aggression.
The relation of shame and guilt to anger and aggression has been the focus of considerable theoretical discussion, but empirical findings have been inconsistent. Two recently developed measures ofExpand
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Proneness to shame, proneness to guilt, and psychopathology.
The links between shame and guilt and psychopathology were examined. In 2 studies, 245 and 234 undergraduates completed the Self-Conscious Affect and Attribution Inventory, the Symptom Checklist 90,Expand
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