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attribution

attribution  

The assignment of causes to behaviour, or the perception or inference of the causes of behaviour, such causes including personal dispositional factors and external situational factors. The term was ...
attribution theory

attribution theory  

A theory designed to explain how people perceive, infer, or ascribe causes to their own and other people's behaviour. Basic research in this area has established that we tend to attribute another ...
cognitive style

cognitive style  

A characteristic and self-consistent mode of intellectual and perceptual functioning. The earliest classification of cognitive styles was suggested in 1923 by the Swiss psychologist Carl Gustav Jung ...
controllability

controllability  

A dimension of attribution theory that refers to the extent to which the causes for events are perceived by a person to be either within or beyond his or her control. It is sometimes confused with ...
internal-external control of reinforcement

internal-external control of reinforcement  

Another name for locus of control. I-E abbrev.
internal-external scale

internal-external scale  

A 29-item questionnaire designed to measure locus of control. The respondent chooses one statement that ‘I believe more strongly’ from each of the 29 pairs, 23 of the items measuring locus of control ...
locus of control

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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A psychological construct that refers to whether individuals believe that their behaviour or, more correctly, the reinforcements from behaviour, is under their own control (internal locus ... More
origin-pawn relationship

origin-pawn relationship  

A term based on the observation that some people like to control their own destiny, while others feel powerless to control their destiny; the former have been called origins and the latter pawns. See ...
punishment

punishment  

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N.A penalty imposed on a defendant duly convicted of a crime by an authorized court. The punishment is declared in the sentence of the court. The two basic principles governing punishment are * ...
social learning

social learning  

The processes by which social influences alter people's thoughts, feelings, and behaviour. The earliest social learning theories, put forward in 1950 by the US psychologists John Dollard (1900–80) ...

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