Self-theories: Their Role in Motivation, Personality, and Development

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This innovative text sheds light on how people work -- why they sometimes function well and, at other times, behave in ways that are self-defeating or destructive. The author presents her groundbreaking research on adaptive and maladaptive cognitive-motivational patterns and shows: * How these patterns originate in people's self-theories * Their consequences for the person -- for achievement, social relationships, and emotional well-being * Their consequences for society, from issues of human potential to stereotyping and ...

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    • Title: Self-Theories by Carol S. Dweck
    • Publisher: Psychology Press
    • Print ISBN: 9781841690247, 1841690244
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    • Edition: 2000 1st edition
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