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Western University
Kinesiology 1088A/B
Bob La Rose

Kinesiology1088aLecture26ASelfefficacy influences the degree of effort and persistence given to a task and thus effects the performance of that task Example Weinberg 1979 leg extension endurance oTested subjects in direct competition with another personoManipulated selfefficacy by saying other was a a track athlete or b a postknee surgery rehab subjectoGiven two trials and told lost the first one Performance differences were maximized after a failure situation more or less effortpersistenceBSelfefficacy is both a cause and an effect of performance Example Feltz 1982 tested female college students on a backwards dive performance and evaluated approachavoidance tendenciesoIf did first dive successfullyhigher selfefficacy and future performanceoIf didntlower selfefficacyavoidance of future attemptsConfidence leads to success and success leads to confidence later stronger due to recent performance successCExpectations influence selfefficacy and in turn effect performance aSelfexpectations increase potential for successful outcomes if you believe that you can you often can dobExpectations biasesstereotypes can act as a SelfFulfilling Prophecy iIndividuals often behave as they believe they are expected to behave Pygmalion expectations from others come true Sources of expectations pg 325329aInformation from others blind date
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