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The Effects of Realistic and Unrealistic Optimism on Performance and Coping
(Vanderbilt University, 2016-04-26)
Historically, optimism has been studied as a dichotomous variable. However, research has found that there are two types of optimists: cautious/realistic and unrealistic/cockeyed. A cautious/realistic optimist is defined ...
Psychological Predictors of Athletic Performance: Emotional Intelligence, Coping Style, and Mental Toughness
(Vanderbilt University, 2014-04)
The present study examined the psychological predictors of success as they relate to performance levels. To this end, study 1 was conducted investigating the foremost psychological constructs athletes employ while in a ...
Problem- Focused and Emotion-Focused Coping Potential in Adjustment to College
(Vanderbilt University, 2012-04-05)
An individual engages in coping when he or she uses cognitive and behavioral efforts to deal with the internal or external demands of a stressful situation to make it more congruent with his or her goals (Smith & Lazarus, ...