Perform Better Under Stress Using Self-Affirmation

Posted on May 13, 2013

In a burgeoning series of experiments which use self-affirmation exercise, participants are then asked to write a paragraph or two on why this characteristic or value is so important to them. Sometimes they also think about a specific time or story that is illustrative.

The effects can be quite useful across a surprisingly large number of domains. It can help boost self-control in the moment and even increase social confidence for two or more months after it's carried out.

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Source material from PsyBlog


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