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Mastery-Oriented Thinking

Mastery-Oriented Thinking  

Carol S. Dweck and Lisa A. Sorich

in Coping: The Psychology of What Works

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 1999
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261832
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195119343.003.0011
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195119343
This chapter outlines master-oriented thinking. It first describes helpless and mastery-oriented thinking, and how they influence motivation and learning. Using studies of students, it ... More
Beyond CopingMeeting Goals, Visions, and Challenges

Beyond Coping: Meeting Goals, Visions, and Challenges  

Erica Frydenberg (ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2002
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191808104
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780198508144.001.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198508144
There are many challenges to be faced in contemporary society including the stresses of everyday living in the technological age and changes in patterns of employment and family life. ... More
Learned Optimism in Children

Learned Optimism in Children  

Andrew J. Shatté, Karen Reivich, Jane E. Gillham, and Martin E. P. Seligman

in Coping: The Psychology of What Works

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 1999
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261832
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195119343.003.0008
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195119343
In this chapter examines learned optimism in children and examines a depression prevention program for children. It focuses on two related cognitive-behavioral risk factors for depression ... More

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