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Aspirations (Psychology)

Known as: Aspiration (Psychology), Aspirations 
Strong desires to accomplish something. This usually pertains to greater values or high ideals.
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Self-determination theory (SDT) is an empirically based theory of human motivation, development, and wellness. The theory focuses… Expand
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
A ferroelectric crystal exhibits a stable and switchable electrical polarization that is manifested in the form of cooperative… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Over the past decade, there has been growing interest in local industrial agglomeration and specialization, not only by economic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
This prospective study tested with 272 children a structural model of the network of sociocognitive influences that shape… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
W. Wilson's (1967) review of the area of subjective well-being (SWB) advanced several conclusions regarding those who report high… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
  • E. Higgins
  • The American psychologist
  • 1997
  • Corpus ID: 18246269
People approach pleasure and avoid pain. To discover the true nature of approach-avoidance motivation, psychologists need to move… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Counter to the common belief that expert performance reflects innate abilities and capacities, recent research in different… Expand
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Review
1993
Review
1993
In this article, I review the diverse ways in which perceived self-efficacy contributes to cognitive development and functioning… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
This paper proposes some new ways of analysing the exercise of political power in advanced liberal democratic societies. These… Expand
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
  • E. Higgins
  • Psychological review
  • 1987
  • Corpus ID: 15561140
This article presents a theory of how different types of discrepancies between self-state representations are related to… Expand
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