K.M. Sheldon's scientific contributions

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Two studies used the self-concordance model of healthy goal striving (K. M. Sheldon & A. J. Elliot, 1999) to examine the motivational processes by which people can increase their level of well-being during a period of time and then maintain the gain or perhaps increase it even further during the next period of time. In Study I, entering freshmen wi...

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... This implies that goals that are autonomously chosen and meaningful rather than simply interesting will have a greater impact on SWB. In line with this, Sheldon has consistently replicated results showing that goals have stronger effects on wellbeing when they are selfconcordant (Sheldon and Kasser 1995;Elliot 1998, 1999;Sheldon and Houser-Marko 2001;Sheldon 2002). ...