Self-control as a personality trait
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This chapter reviews the recent research on motivation, beliefs, values, and goals, focusing on developmental and educational… Expand The capacity to exercise control over the nature and quality of one's life is the essence of humanness. Human agency is… Expand Human beings can be proactive and engaged or, alternatively, passive and alienated, largely as a function of the social… Expand A science of positive subjective experience, positive individual traits, and positive institutions promises to improve quality of… Expand Intrinsic and extrinsic types of motivation have been widely studied, and the distinction between them has shed important light… Expand The authors review evidence that self-control may consume a limited resource. Exerting self-control may consume self-control… Expand Choice, active response, self-regulation, and other volition may all draw on a common inner resource. In Experiment 1, people who… Expand Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) comprises a deficit in behavioral inhibition. A theoretical model is constructed… Expand A correlational study examined relationships between motivational orientation, self-regulated learning, and classroom academic… Expand This article addresses the centrality of the self-efficacy mechanism in human agency. Self-per- cepts of efficacy influence… Expand