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ERIC Number: EJ134233
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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Determinants of Selective Memory About the Self
Mischel, Walter; And Others
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 44, 1, 92-102, Feb 76
Investigated the influence of success and failure experiences and expectancies on selective memory for positive versus negative personality information about oneself. Subjects correctly remembered their personality liabilities relatively less than their assets when they expected to succeed than when they expected to fail. The effects of expectancy overshadowed those of experience. (Author)
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