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Authors:

  • Bailey Johnston, Seattle Pacific Univ.
  • Tom Carpenter, Seattle Pacific Univ.
We investigated relationships between implicit self-theories and guilt- and shame-proneness. We hypothesized that holding a more "fixed" view of self (entity theory) would be associated with shame, whereas a more "malleable" view of self (incremental theory) would be associated with guilt. Results supported predictions for guilt and shame action tendencies, but not attributions.
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