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29 Cards in this Set

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Professor Jones has long been a proponent of the cognitive approach to psychology. As of this date, it is safe to say what about the professor?

He believes that consciousness and thinking are mediators of behavior
Attribution research in sport psychology is...
substantiated with Biddle
With regard to the Casual Dimension Scale of Russell, the evidence...
leads to reservations about the applicability to sport research
Lulu, a better than average athlete and a fairly typical human being, is prone to assume too much responsibility for her success and too little responsibility for her athletic failures. This is one interpretation of the tendency known as the...
self-serving attributional bias

The crux of motivation theory advanced by McClelland and Atkinson lies in the need for ....


The impetus that has propelled the locus of control construct to a position of importance in psychology has been provided by...
Rotter (1966)
According to results from a study by LeUnes and colleagues, collegiate football players, when compared with nonfootball playing college peers....

College football players scored higher on the power others dimension than nonfootball players

Sidney Jourard, a self-theorist of some repute in the past, has stated that the self-concept is more prescriptive than descriptive. Jourard is suggesting that the self-concept may be viewed as a...
Pledge to continue to be the person he believe he is
SMART goals are associated with the work of...
Smith (1994)
The Iliad...

Provides early Greek examples of leadership quantities

A consultant is looking at your front office in terms of the style of leadership used by management personnel. One of the steps involves the administration of the Least Preferred Co-Worker Scale. Clearly, this assessment is steeped in the __________ leadership model.
Trait Theory
Tractor Traylor, a hard-nosed, no nonsense kind of coach, is a big-time guy when it comes to X's and O's. At the same time, the sees that he needs an assistant with some softer edges on him, someone who will contribute more to the psychosocial climate on the team. In the functional model of leadership, this assistant coach will most likely assume the ___________ role on the coaching staff.
The group cohesion model that emphasizes the steps of forming, storming norming, and performing is the...
Linear model of cohesion
Kelly and Smelly are soccer teammates and very close friends off the field. Based on data reported many years ago by Klein and Christiansen, Kelly and his odoriferous buddy would...
pass to each other more often even to the detriment of the team.
A veteran baseball player who has not batted very often during the latter parts of the season is called upon to pinch-hit in the World Series. With regard to audience effects, Zajonc would predict that the audience would...
have a positive influence
Cottrell's theory of social facilitation differs from that of Zajonc by adding the element of ...
evaluative apprehension
Landers and Wankel have taken the position that the arousal-cognitive model is attractive because of its emphasis on...
informational or cognitive aspect
According to Varca, the home advantage...
is a result of the home team's functionally aggressive play and the away team's dysfunctionally aggressive play
Cutting off reflective failure (ex: "they lost")
"Dancing is a contact sport. Football is a collision sport." This quote was made by:
Vince Lombardi
Prosocial behavior, according to data from Eron's longitudinal study of aggression, is...
Ap predictor of whether one will grow up to be prosocial
The two primary mechanisms at work in the social learning approach to explaining aggression are
aggression is reinforced by aggression and overly aggressive athlete is a negative model ??
A decrease in personal identity and self-evaluation coupled with an increase in group conformity is known as...
Across period of play, it appears that aggression...
For winning teams is linear. For losing teams is curvilinear (more aggression in the middle)
Theagenes of Thasos....
Won 1400 championships, killed 800 opponents during his 20 year career
According to Smith's typology of violence, body checks and hits to various parts of the body constitute...
body contact
Kristy, a female soccer player on a college team, seldom acts in an aggressive or violent manner during competition. Kristy....
is not affected by certain stimuli ???
Fans at sporting events...
should be protected from interfering individuals
The phrase "kill the ump" is...
Endorsed in a figurative but not literal sense