Motivation and emotion/Lectures/Mindsets, control, and the self

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Lecture 06: Mindsets, control, and the self

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This is the sixth lecture for the Motivation and emotion unit of study.

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This lecture discusses mindsets, personal control beliefs, and the self and its strivings.



  1. Chapter 09: Mindsets (Reeve, 2018)
  2. Chapter 10: Personal control beliefs (Reeve, 2018)
  3. Chapter 11: The self and its strivings (Reeve, 2018)


This video argues for turn around our thinking about stress and how it can be good for us:

This video humorously describes a replication of the infamous "marshmallow" experiment which found that those who can resist temptation tend to have better life outcomes:


Lecture slides:

2019 handouts:

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