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ERIC Number: EJ138911
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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Learned Helplessness: Theory and Evidence
Maier, Steven F.; Seligman, Martin E. P.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 105, 1, 3-46, Mar 76
Authors believes that three phenomena are all instances of "learned helplessness," instances in which an organism has learned that outcomes are uncontrollable by his responses and is seriously debilitated by this knowledge. This article explores the evidence for the phenomena of learned helplessness, and discussed a variety of theoretical interpretations. (Author/RK)
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