Attention and Self-Regulation

A Control-Theory Approach to Human Behavior

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ISBN: 978-1-4612-5889-6 (Print) 978-1-4612-5887-2 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Background

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-10

      Introduction

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      Pages 11-31

      Cybernetics, Information, and Control

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      Pages 33-55

      Focus of Attention, Inside and Outside the Laboratory

  3. Information and the Use of Recognitory Schemas

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 57-57

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      Pages 59-76

      Cognitive Theory: Schemas, Attributes, and Decision Biases

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      Pages 77-94

      Focus on the Environment: Perception of Places and Persons

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      Pages 95-116

      Focus on the Self: Perception of Self-Aspects

  4. Attention and Motivation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 117-118

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      Pages 119-141

      Standards of Behavior

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      Pages 143-166

      Self-Focus and Feedback Loops

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      Pages 167-182

      Absence of Regulation, and Misregulation

  5. Interruption, Expectancy and the Reassertion-Withdrawal Decision

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 183-184

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      Pages 185-201

      Theory: Interrupting the Feedback Loop, and the Role of Expectancy

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      Pages 203-222

      Research: Persistence and Task Performance

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      Pages 223-241

      Research: Anxiety-Related Behavior

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      Pages 243-266

      Additional Conceptual Issues: Achievement Motivation, Helplessness, and Egotism

  6. Implications for Specific Problems in Social and Personality Psychology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 267-268

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      Pages 269-285

      Relationship Between Self-Report and Behavior

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      Pages 287-305

      Social Facilitation

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      Pages 307-325

      Private and Public Selves

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      Pages 327-338

      Cognitive Dissonance

  7. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 339-339

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      Pages 341-348

      Afterword: Theory and Meta-Theory

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 349-403