Laurence G. Grimm

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The 44-item (long-form) student Jenkins Activity Survey (SJAS), used in locating subjects on the Type A/B continuum, requires an average of 8 min more to complete than the short form (containing only the 21 scored items). This study was conducted to determine whether the long and short forms provide comparable score distributions and factor structures for(More)
Two studies assessed two types of reliability of the student Jenkins Activity Survey (JAS; a questionnaire measure of Type A behavior). In Study 1, 810 undergraduates completed the JAS. Analyses revealed that estimates of the internal consistency(Chronbach's alpha) of the JAS and its subscales (hard-driving/competitive and speed impatience) ranged from(More)
The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that Type A subjects set higher performance standards than Type B subjects. In the context of a course in introductory psychology, subjects set a performance standard (percentile rank) prior to the midterm examination. Performance feedback in terms of percentile rank was offered and satisfaction ratings(More)
Two studies were conducted to test a hypothesis derived from Kanfer's self-regulation model that self-reward is primarily a function of the discrepancy between self-set standards and performance. The results showed that the variance in self-reward was largely accounted for by the discrepancy between performance and standards. Each variable considered(More)
Cognitive Control of Pain: Attention to the Sensory Aspects of the Cold Pressor Stimulus Tim A. Ahles, Edward B, Blanchard, and Howard Leventhal Effects of Anger Control Training on Abusive Parents Sharlyne Nomellini and Roger C. Katz Recall and Importance Ratings of Completed and Uncompleted Tasks as a Function of Depression James E. Johnson, Thomas P.(More)
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