Motivation and emotion/Lectures/Mindsets, control, and the self
Lecture 06: Mindsets, control, and the self
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This is the sixth lecture for the Motivation and emotion unit of study.
The 2022 lecture is complete.
The 2023 lecture is in development.
This lecture discusses:
- personal control beliefs
- the self and its strivings
- Different mindsets lead to different goal striving strategies
- The core efficacy belief of "I can do it" and the outcome belief of "it will work" lead to competent, enthusiastic functioning
- Exerting self-control over short-term urges is needed to pursue long-term goals
- Chapter 09: Mindsets (Reeve, 2018)
- Chapter 10: Personal control beliefs (Reeve, 2018)
- Chapter 11: The self and its strivings (Reeve, 2018)
- How to make stress your friend (Kelly McGonigal, TED talk, 2013) (12:21 min) explains that changing how we think about stress can actually make it good for us.
- Lecture slides
- Mindsets (Google Slides)
- Personal control beliefs (Google Slides)
- The self and its strivings (Google Slides)
- Implicit motives and goals (Previous lecture)
- Nature of emotion (Next lecture)
- Lecture 06 recording (2022)
- Don't eat the marshmallow! (Joachim de Posada, TED talk, 2009) (6 min) shows a replication of the infamous Stanford marshmellow experiment by Walter Mischel which found that children who can resist temptation (delay gratification) tend to have better life outcomes.