Self-control has been shown to predict both health risk and health protective outcomes. Although top-down or “good” self-control is typically examined as a unidimensional construct, research on “poor” self-control suggests that multiple dimensions may be necessary to capture aspects of self-control. The current study sought to create a new brief survey measure of top-down self-control that differentiates between self-control capacity, internal motivation, and external motivation.
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- Partial requirement for: M.A., Arizona State University, 2016Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 50-57)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Psychology