Deliberative and Implemental MindSets : Cognitive Tuning Toward Congruous Thoughts and Information

@inproceedings{Gollwitzer2004DeliberativeAI,
  title={Deliberative and Implemental MindSets : Cognitive Tuning Toward Congruous Thoughts and Information},
  author={Peter M. Gollwitzer and Heinz Heckhausen and Birgit Steller},
  year={2004}
}
Study 1 established either deliberative mind-set by having Ss contemplate personal change decision or implemental mind-set by having Ss plan execution of intended personal project. Ss were subsequently requested to continue beginnings of 3 fairy tales, each describing a main character with a decisional conflict. Analysis revealed that deliberative mind-set Ss ascribed more deliberative and less implementational efforts to main characters than implemental mind-set Ss. In Study 2, Ss were asked… CONTINUE READING

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