Illegitimacy Improves Goal Pursuit in Powerless Individuals

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Willis , Guillermo B.; Guinote , Ana; Rodríguez-Bailón , Rosa;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jesp.2009.10.009
  • Subject: Legitimacy | Goal Pursuit | Persistency | [ SDV.NEU.PC ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Neurons and Cognition [q-bio.NC]/Psychology and behavior | Power

International audience; The effects of power legitimacy on self-regulation during goal pursuit were examined. Study 1 focused on goal-setting and goal-striving. Specifically, it examined how much time legitimate and illegitimate powerless individuals needed to set goals... View more
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