J.B. Rotter's scientific contributions

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... Locus of control is a continuum reflecting individual beliefs regarding the degree to which the consequences of an event are within that individual's control (internal locus of control) or not (external locus of control; Rotter, 1966). A high internal locus of control reflects the belief that one's skills, effort, and ability can change outcomes and that s/he can control their fate (Rotter, 1966). ...