Internal versus external control of reinforcement: A case history of a variable.

@article{Rotter1990InternalVE,
  title={Internal versus external control of reinforcement: A case history of a variable.},
  author={J. Rotter},
  journal={American Psychologist},
  year={1990},
  volume={45},
  pages={489-493}
}
  • J. Rotter
  • Published 1990
  • Psychology
  • American Psychologist
  • ABSTRACTIn this article the construct of generalized expectancies for internal versus external control of reinforcement is used as a model to present a brief on the importance of broad theory and training in theory construction and evaluation in psychology. Specifically, the extraordinary heuristic 
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