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Self-efficacy beliefs differ f...

Self-efficacy beliefs differ from outcome expectations, judgments of the likely consequence [that] behavior will produce.

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People who believe they have t...

People who believe they have the power to exercise some measure of control over their lives are healthier, more effective and more successful than those who lack faith in their ability to effect changes in their lives.

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We find that people's beliefs ...

We find that people's beliefs about their efficacy affect the sorts of choices they make in very significant ways. In particular, it affects their levels of motivation and perseverance in the face of obstacles. Most success requires persistent effort, so low self-efficacy becomes a self-limiting process. In order to succeed, people need a sense of self-efficacy, strung together with resilience to meet the inevitable obstacles and inequities of life.

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Accomplishment is socially jud...

Accomplishment is socially judged by ill defined criteria so that one has to rely on others to find out how one is doing.

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Learning would be exceedingly ...

Learning would be exceedingly laborious, not to mention hazardous, if people had to rely solely on the effects of their own actions to inform them what to do. Fortunately, most human behavior is learned observationally through modeling : from observi

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In order to succeed, people ne...

In order to succeed, people need a sense of self-efficacy, struggle together with resilience to meet the inevitable obstacles and inequities of life.

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Even the self-assured will rai...

Even the self-assured will raise their perceived self-efficacy if models teach them better ways of doing things.

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The content of most textbooks ...

The content of most textbooks is perishable, but the tools of self-directness serve one well over time.

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Moral justification is a power...

Moral justification is a powerful disengagement mechanism. Destructive conduct is made personally and socially acceptable by portraying it in the service of moral ends.

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In order to succeed, people ne...

In order to succeed, people need a sense of self-efficacy, to struggle together with resilience to meet the inevitable obstacles and inequities of life.

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Coping with the demands of eve...

Coping with the demands of everyday life would be exceedingly trying if one could arrive at solutions to problems only by actually performing possible options and suffering the consequences.

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There are countless studies on...

There are countless studies on the negative spillover of job pressures on family life, but few on how job satisfaction enhances the quality of family life.

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Moral justification is a power...

Moral justification is a powerful disengagement mechanism. Destructive conduct is made personally and socially acceptable by portraying it in the service of moral ends. This is why most appeals against violent means usually fall on deaf ears.

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People who regard themselves a...

People who regard themselves as highly efficacious act, think, and feel differently from those who perceive themselves as inefficacious. They produce their own future, rather than simply foretell it.

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If there is any characteristic...

If there is any characteristic that is distinctly human, it is the capability for reflective self-consciousness.

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By sticking it out through tou...

By sticking it out through tough times, people emerge from adversity with a stronger sense of efficacy.

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If you look at our theories of...

If you look at our theories of social pathology and then at the dismal conditions in which children grow up in our ghettos, you would predict that all of them would be on drugs or psychological basket cases. Yet if you use criteria like gainful employment, forming partnerships and life without crime, you will find that most of those kids make it.

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Self-efficacy is the belief in...

Self-efficacy is the belief in one's capabilities to organize and execute the sources of action required to manage prospective situations.

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