References

Overview

Bandura, A. (1977).  Self-efficacy: Toward a unifying theory of behavioral change.  Psychological Review, 2, 191-215.

Rotter, J.B. (1954).  Social learning and clinical psychology.  Englewood Cliffs, NJ:  Prentice Hall.

Seligman, M. (1975).  Helplessness:  On depression, development, and death.  San Francisco, CA: W.H. Freeman.

Weiner, B. (1986).  An attributional theory of motivation and emotion.  New York:  Springer-Verlag.

Wortman, C., & Brehm, J. (1975).  Responses to uncontrollable outcomes:  An intergration of reactance theory and the learned helplessness model.  In L. Berkowitz (Ed.),  Advances in experimental social psychology (Vol. 8, pp. 277-336).  New York: Academic Press.

The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Psychology (1995).  Hewstone and Marstead (Eds.).  Cambridge, MA:  Blackwell Publishers.

Culture

Alvarez, C. (1978).  Locus of control among Anglo-Americans and Cuban-Americans.  Journal of Social Psychology, 105, 195-198.

Buriel, R. (1981).  The relation of Anglo- and Mexican-American children’s locus of control beliefs to parents’ and teachers’ socialization practices.  Child Development, 52, 104-113.

Cole, D. and Cole, S. (1974).  Locus of control and cultural conformity: On going against the norm.  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 1, 351-353.

Conner, Michael J (1995).  Locus of Control.  Theraputic Care and Education, 4, 16-26.

Furnham, A. and Henry, J. (1980).  Cross-cultural locus of control studies: experiment and critique.  Psychological Reports, 47, 23-29.

Gaa, J. and Shores, J. (1979).  Domain specific locus of control among Black, Anglo, and Chicano undergraduates.  Journal of Social Psychology, 107, 3-8.

Garza, R. (1974).  A comparison of Anglo- and Mexican-American college students on locus of control.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 42, 9-19.

Hamid, Nicholas P. (1994).  Self-monitering, locus of control, and social encounters of Chinese and New Zealand students.  Journal of Cross-cultural psychology, 25, 353-368.

Krampen, G. and Weiberg, H. (1981).  Three aspects of locus of control in German, American, and Japanese university students.  Journal of Social Psychology, 113, 133-134.

Lao, R. (1977).  Locus of control Chinese college students. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 8, 299-313.

Malikiosi, M. (1977).  Differences in perceived locus of control among men and women adults and university students in America and Greece. Journal of Social Psychology, 103, 177-183.

Reimanis, G. (1977)  Locus of control in American and Northeastern Nigerian students.  Journal of Social Psychology, 103, 309-310.

Singh, Bansh G. and Verma, Om Prakash (1990).  Cultural differences in locus of control beliefs in two Indian societies.  Journal of Social Psychology, 130, 725-729.

Spillane, R. (1980).  Generalizing American locus of control norms to Australian populations:  Managerial data.  Australian Psychologist, 15, 497-499.

Vecchio, R.P. (1981).  Workers’ belief in internal versus external determinants of success.  Journal of Social Psychology, 114, 199-207.

Education

Anderman, L. H., & Midgley, C. (1997).  Motivation and middle school students.  In Judith L. Irvin (Ed.), What Current Research Says to the Middle Level Practitioner (pp. 41-48).  Columbus, OH:  National Middle School Association.

Basgall, J. A., & Snyder, C. R. (1988).  Excuses in waiting:  External locus of control and reactions to success-failure feedback. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 54, 656-662.

Bendell, D., Tollefson, N., & Fine, M. (1980).  Interaction of locus of control orientation and the performance of learning disabled adolescents.  Journal of Learning Disabilities, 13, 83-86.

Bender, W. N. (1995).  Learning Disabilities:  Characteristics,
Indentification, and Teaching Strategies.  (2nd Ed.).  Needham Heights, Mass: Allyn & Bacon.

Deshler, D. D., Schumaker, J. B., & Lenz, B. K. (1984).  Academic and
cognitive interventions for learning disabled adolescents:  Part I.  Journal of Learning Disabilities, 17, 108-117.

Findley, M. J., & Cooper, H. M. (1983). Locus of control and academic achievement:  A literature review.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 44, 419-427.

Gregory, J. F., Shanahan, T., & Walberg, G. (1986).  A profile of learning disabled twelfth-graders in regular classes.  Learning Disability Quarterly, 9, 33-42.

Huntington, D. D., & Bender, W. N. (1993).  Adolescents with learning disabilities at risk?  Emotional well-being, depression, suicide.  Journal of Learning Disabilities, 26, 159-166.

Kernis, M. H. (1984).  Internal versus external attributions are important determinants of subsequent performance.  (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 252 789)

Lonky, E., & Reihman, J. (1980).  Cognitive evaluation theory, locus of control and positive verbal feedback.  (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 195 324)

Noel, J. G., Forsyth, D. R., & Kelley, K. N. (1987).  Improving the performance of failing students by overcoming their self-serving attributional biases.  Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 8, 151-162.  (p.48)

Rotter, J. B. (1966).  Generalized expectancies for internal versus external control of reinforcement.  Psychological Monographs:  General and Applied, 80 (1, Whole No. 609).

Shelton, T. L., Anastopoulos, A. D., & Linden, J. D. (1985).  An attribution training program with learning disabled children. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 18, 261-265.

Balch, P., & Ross, A. W.  (1975).  Predicting success in weight reduction as a function of
locus of control: A unidimensional and multidimensional approach. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 43, 119.

Health

Brown, K. M.  (1999).  Health Locus of Control Overview.  http://www.med.usf.edu/~kmbrown/Locus_of_Control_Overview.htm

Coan, R. W.  (1973).  Personality variables associated with cigarette smoking.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 26, 86-104.

Dabbs, J. M. & Kirscht, J. P.  (1971).  “Internal control” and the taking of influenza shots.  Psychological Reports, 28, 959-962.

DeVellis, R. F., DeVellis, B. E., Wallston, B. S., & Wallston, K. A.  (1980).  Epilepsy and learned helplessness.  Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 1, 241-254.

Lau, R. R.  (1982).  Origins of health locus of control beliefs. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 42 (2), 322-334.

Lewis, F. M., Morisky, D. E., & Flynn, B. S.  (1978).  A test of construct validity of health locus of control: Effects of self-reported compliance for hypertensive patients.  Health Education Monographs, 6, 138-148.

MacDonald, A. P.  (1970).  Internal-external locus of control and the practice of birth control.  Psychological Reports, 27, 206.

Marshall, G. N.  (1991).  A multidimensional analysis of health locus of control beliefs: Separating the wheat from the chaff?  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 61 (3), 483-491.

Mechanic, D.  (1964).  The influence of mothers on their children’s health attitudes and behavior.  Pediatrics, 33, 444-453.

Nisbett, R. & Borgida, E.  (1975).  Attribution and the psychology of prediction.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 32, 932-943.

Peterson, C., Seligman, M. E. P., & Vaillant, G. E. (1988).  Pessimistic explanatory style
is a risk factor for physical illness: A thirty-five-year longitudinal study.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 55, 23-27.

Phares, E. J.  (1976).  Locus of control in personality.  Morristown, N.J.: General Learning Press.

Rotter, J. B.  (1975).  Some problems and misconceptions related to the construct of internal versus external control of reinforcement. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 43, 56-67.
 

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This tutorial was produced for Psy 324, Advanced Social Psychology, Spring 1999 at Miami University.  All graphics are from the public domain, used with permission, or were created by the authors.  Social Psychology / Miami University (Ohio USA).  Last revised: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 17:06:38. This document has been accessed 1 times since 1 May 1999. Comments & Questions to R. Sherman