Accession Number:

ADA018030

Title:

Objective Self Awareness, Self-Esteem and Causal Attributions for Success and Failure.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

PURDUE UNIV LAFAYETTE IND

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

74.0

Abstract:

The investigation has applied the theory of objective self awareness Duval and Wicklund, 1972 to the study of causal attributions that actors make for their past performance. A 2 male vs. female subject by 2 success vs. failure by 3 objective self-awareness vs. control vs. time control by 2 high vs. low self-esteem subjects design was employed. Objective self-awareness was manipulated by exposing subjects to their image on a wall mirror after they received the success or failure experience. The results are discussed with respect to personality and sex.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE