Le Monde: Lisa Legault, chercheuse en psychologie à l’université Clarkson (Etats-Unis), vient d’en faire la démonstration, avec son équipe. Son article “Préserver son intégrité quand nos performances sont menacées : l’affirmation de soi accroît la réponse neurophysiologique aux erreurs” était publié dans le numéro de février de la revue Psychological More
Yahoo: A new study in Psychological Science bears out this benefit of self-affirmation. Volunteers were first asked to rank six values in order of importance to them. Then half spent five minutes writing about why their top value matters—a task designed to boost self-affirmation. The other half spent the time More
ORF Austria: “Self-Affirmation” heißt eine Theorie, die der US-amerikanische Psychologe Claude Mason Steele in den 80er Jahren vorgestellt hat. Sie geht davon aus, dass Menschen die Integrität ihres Selbstwerts aufrechterhalten, obwohl dieser von widrigen Einflüssen wie Stress und Ängsten bedroht wird. Gelingt ihnen das, reagieren sie auch gelassener bei offensichtlichen More
Life is about failure as much as it is about success. From the mistakes we make at work or school to our blunders in romantic relationships, we are constantly reminded of how we could be better. By focusing on the important qualities that make us who we are – a More
Read about new research using electrophysiological recording methods recently published in Psychological Science. Electrophysiological Examination of Embodiment in Vision and Action Jeremy Goslin, Thomas Dixon, Martin H. Fischer, Angelo Cangelosi, and Rob Ellis This study examined the link between the visual properties of objects and the motor actions associated with those More
Free will may be an illusion. Yet we persist in believing we are the masters of our fates—and that belief affects how we act. Think you determine the course of your life and you’re likely to work harder toward your goals and feel better about yourself too. Think you don’t More
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