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Implementation intentions: Strong effects of simple plans.
When people encounter problems in translating their goals into action (e.g., failing to get started, becoming distracted, or falling into bad habits), they may strategically call on automatic
Goal Achievement: The Role of Intentions
The intention-to-behavior process is analyzed with respect to implementation intentions. These intentions link an intended goal-directed behavior to an anticipated situational context. The reported
Action phases and mind-sets
The focus of this chapter is on the course of action, which is understood to be a temporal, horizontal path starting with a person's desires and ending with the evaluation of the achieved action
The automated will: nonconscious activation and pursuit of behavioral goals.
Five experiments reported in which the goal either to perform well or to cooperate was activated, without the awareness of participants, through a priming manipulation demonstrated that action guided by nonconsciously activated goals effectively guide action, enabling adaptation to ongoing situational demands.
The Volitional Benefits of Planning
A ssume that you have decided to accomplish a personal wish or desire that has been on your mind for quite some time. Should you go ahead and plan the execution ofbehaviors that will eventually lead
Implementation intentions and effective goal pursuit
The theoretical distinction between goal intentions ("I intend to achieve -c") and implementation intentions ("I intend to perform goal-directed behavior y when I encounter situation z"; P. M.
The psychology of action : linking cognition and motivation to behavior
That's it, a book to wait for in this month. Even you have wanted for long time for releasing this book the psychology of action linking cognition and motivation to behavior; you may not be able to
Thought contents and cognitive functioning in motivational versus volitional states of mind
Do people who are about to make a decision differ from people who are about to enact a decision just made with respect to (1) the contents of their spontaneous stream of thought, and (2) aspects of