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Pathways to Success Through Identity-Based Motivation

Daphna Oyserman

Abstract

Everyone can imagine their future self, even very young children, and this future self is usually positive and education-linked. To make progress toward an aspired future or away from a feared future requires people to plan and take action. Unfortunately, most people often start too late and commit minimal effort to ineffective strategies that lead their attention elsewhere. As a result, their high hopes and earnest resolutions often fall short. In Pathways to Success Through Identity-Based Motivation Daphna Oyserman focuses on situational constraints and affordances that trigger or impede ta ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780195341461
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195341461.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daphna Oyserman, author