Negative Reactions to Increases in Perceived Personal Control

@inproceedings{Burger1989NegativeRT,
  title={Negative Reactions to Increases in Perceived Personal Control},
  author={Jerry M. Burger},
  year={1989}
}
Much research and theory suggests that an increase in perceived personal control is preferred and will result in positive reactions, whereas a decrease in personal control is not desired and will result in negative reactions. However, there are many negative as well as positive consequences to changes in personal control that contribute to one's reaction to increases in perceived control. 1 review research that identifies conditions under which increases in perceived control result in a… CONTINUE READING

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