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ERIC Number: EJ412621
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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From Thought to Behavior: "Having" and "Doing" in the Study of Personality and Cognition.
Cantor, Nancy
American Psychologist, v45 n6 p735-50 Jun 1990
Discusses a cognitive perspective on personality, focusing on how dispositions are cognitively expressed and maintained in social interaction. Shows how individuals interpret life tasks in light of their most accessible schemas, envisaging alternative future selves, and devising cognitive strategies to guide behavior. Discusses adaptiveness of personality based on this approach. (JS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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