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    Learned helplessness and self-determination with examples

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    What is the difference between learned helplessness and self-determination? What are some real-world examples of both of these coping styles? Find one scholarly, peer-reviewed journal article published within the last 5 years on either learned helplessness or self-determination. Present a short summary and critique of the article.

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    Learned helplessness is a result of expecting an inability to control future situations after experiencing uncontrollable events. Learned helplessness is characterized by negative emotions such as anxiety, sadness, and frustration, failing to learn, and decreased motivation. Three elements of learned helplessness are contingency, cognition, and behavior (Learned Helplessness, n.d.). Self-determination is basically the opposite of learned ...

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    What is the difference between learned helplessness and self-determination? What are some real-world examples of both of these coping styles? Find one scholarly, peer-reviewed journal article published within the last 5 years on either learned helplessness or self-determination. Present a short summary and critique of the article.

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