Modes of Self-Regulation: Assessment and Locomotion as Independent Determinants in Goal Pursuit

Arie W. Kruglanski, Edward Orehek, E. Tory Higgins, Antonio Pierro, Idit Shalev

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65 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Personality and Self-Regulation
Number of pages28
ISBN (Print)9781405177122
StatePublished - 15 Jan 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Assessment - critical appraisal for purpose of understanding or interpreting
  • Assessment and locomotion - complementing each other with successful self-regulation
  • Assessment tendency - sensitivity to standards
  • Counterfactual thinking and regret
  • General personality patterns - tapped by Big Five personality factors
  • Individual goal pursuit and quintessential self-regulation
  • Modes of self-regulation - assessment and locomotion, determinants in goal pursuit
  • Normative social goals and social feedback
  • Regulatory Mode Questionnaire (RMQ)
  • judgment and decision making - relevant to locomotion and assessment

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