Implicit theories of courage

  title={Implicit theories of courage},
  author={Christopher Richard Rate and Jennifer A. Clarke and Douglas R. Lindsay and Robert J. Sternberg},
  journal={The Journal of Positive Psychology},
  pages={80 - 98}
What is courage? This question garners significant interest and attention but little empirical research. An operational definition of courage is essential to good research, yet no consensus definition has fully emerged. This article systematically investigates people's conceptions of courage and courageous behavior through a series of studies employing well-grounded implicit methodologies. The organizational structure and components of courage are investigated using a response-generating task… 

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