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What is reciprocal determinism

Person and situation always interact in determining behavior

Ex: a baby influences the parents (crying,cuddliness, etc) and is influenced by them

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3 kinds of person environment interactions

Reactive, proactive, evocative

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What is reactive environment interactions

Appraisal

Our constructs or schemes once established organize and filter experience and thus influence behavior

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What is proactive environment interaction

Selection/ choice of environment
We select or create our own environment ls

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What is evocative environment interaction

Evoke reaction from others

We evoke or elicit different reactions from others and these reactions serve as reinforcements or punishments for the individual

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What are expectancies

Beliefs about "if then"then connections

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What are beliefs

Are specific to domains and situations

8

Wiener model

Internal- stable:traits ability; variable/ unstable effort

External- stable: task difficulty; variable/unstable: luck, chance

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What are goals

Guide us in establishing priorities and selecting among situations

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What is self-efficacy

Self-perceived ability to cope with specific situations or influences and reach goals

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Competencies and skills

What we can actually do vs what we believe we can do

Critical to solve cope with problems of life that in turn builds greater self-efficacy

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What are the the actual ideal self discrepancies

Lead to sadness/ dejection
Loss of potential positive outcomes makes us sad

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What are the actual ought self discrepancies

Lead to agitation/anxiety

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Self-improvement

Promotion reasons vs prevention reasons

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Condom study in self efficacy

Self- perceive our ability to cope with awkward situation, partner, control outcome (safe sex)