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Self-control as a personality trait

Known as: Self-Control, Regulation, Self, Control, Self 
An individual's ability to manage and monitor their emotions, behaviors, and desires in the face of external demands in order to function in society.
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Review
2002
Review
2002
This chapter reviews the recent research on motivation, beliefs, values, and goals, focusing on developmental and educational… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
  • A. Bandura
  • Annual review of psychology
  • 2001
  • Corpus ID: 11573665
The capacity to exercise control over the nature and quality of one's life is the essence of humanness. Human agency is… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Human beings can be proactive and engaged or, alternatively, passive and alienated, largely as a function of the social… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
A science of positive subjective experience, positive individual traits, and positive institutions promises to improve quality of… Expand
Review
2000
Review
2000
  • Ryan, Deci
  • Contemporary educational psychology
  • 2000
  • Corpus ID: 1098145
Intrinsic and extrinsic types of motivation have been widely studied, and the distinction between them has shed important light… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
The authors review evidence that self-control may consume a limited resource. Exerting self-control may consume self-control… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Choice, active response, self-regulation, and other volition may all draw on a common inner resource. In Experiment 1, people who… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
  • R. Barkley
  • Psychological bulletin
  • 1997
  • Corpus ID: 1182504
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) comprises a deficit in behavioral inhibition. A theoretical model is constructed… Expand
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
A correlational study examined relationships between motivational orientation, self-regulated learning, and classroom academic… Expand
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Review
1982
Review
1982
This article addresses the centrality of the self-efficacy mechanism in human agency. Self-per- cepts of efficacy influence… Expand
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